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Fynbos golden mole

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Afrosoricida
Genus  Amblysomus
Higher classification  Amblysomus
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Chrysochloridae
Scientific name  Amblysomus corriae
Rank  Species
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Similar  Highveld golden mole, Duthie's golden mole, Marley's golden mole, Robust golden mole, Yellow golden mole

The fynbos golden mole (Amblysomus corriae) is a species of mammal in the golden mole family, Chrysochloridae. It is endemic to South Africa.

Its natural habitats are fynbos Mediterranean shrubland vegetation, temperate forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, moist savanna, temperate shrubland, temperate grassland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, sandy shores, arable land, pastureland, plantations, rural gardens, urban areas, and introduced vegetation.

It is threatened by habitat loss.

References

Fynbos golden mole Wikipedia


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