Roman mole

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Roman mole
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Talpidae
Genus: Talpa
T. romana
Binomial name
Talpa romana
Thomas, 1902
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Roman mole range

The Roman mole (Talpa romana) is a species of mammal in the family Talpidae. It is found in southern Italy. (It was last recorded on Sicily in 1885. There is also an unconfirmed report about an isolated subpopulation in the Var region of southern France.)


  1. ^ Amori, G. (2016). "Talpa romana". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T41484A2953688. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T41484A2953688.en. Retrieved 10 November 2017.