Species Chrysochloris asiatica (Linnaeus, 1758) (Cape golden mole)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Afrosoricida
  • ---- family: Chrysochloridae
  • ----- species: Chrysochloris asiatica
Characteristics:carnivore; body-length: 11 cm; dark brown fur with purple, green or bronze sheen; nor visible tail or ears; the eyes are covered with fur; pale eyspots;
Countries:
ZA
South Africa
Ecoregions:

AT1202
Lowland fynbos and renosterveld
AT1203
Montane fynbos and renosterveld
AT1314
Nama Karoo
AT1322
Succulent Karoo
Links:
References:Stuart and Stuart 2007: 30
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Permission: Public Domain

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