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Temporal range: Late Oligocene
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Suborder: Castorimorpha
Superfamily: Castoroidea
Family: Rhizospalacidae
Thaler, 1966
Genus: Rhizospalax
Miller & Gidley, 1919

Rhizospalax is a genus of extinct rodent from Europe thought to be distantly related to modern beavers. It is the only member of the family Rhizospalacidae.