Species Bathyergus suillus (Schreber, 1782) (Large cape dune mole-rat)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Rodentia
  • ---- family: Bathyergidae
  • ----- species: Bathyergus suillus
Characteristics:herbivore; length: 32cm; soft cinnamon fur; large round head; short tail; tiny eyes and ears; well developed incisors; short legs;
Countries:
ZA
South Africa
Ecoregions:
AT1202
Lowland fynbos and renosterveld
AT1203
Montane fynbos and renosterveld
Links:
References:Stuart and Stuart 2007: 100
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