White-tailed mole

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White-tailed mole[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Talpidae
Genus: Parascaptor
Gill, 1875
Species: P. leucura
Binomial name
Parascaptor leucura
(Blyth, 1850)
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White-tailed mole range

The white-tailed mole (Parascaptor leucura) is a species of mammal in the family Talpidae. It is found in Bangladesh,[3] China, India, and Myanmar.

It is the only species in the genus Parascaptor.


  1. ^ Hutterer, R. (2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Insectivore Specialist Group (1996). "Parascaptor leucura". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2007. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2007-07-30. 
  3. ^ http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/41470/0