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Highveld golden mole

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

The highveld golden mole (Amblysomus septentrionalis) is a species of mammal in the golden mole family, Chrysochloridae. It is found in South Africa and Swaziland. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, moist savanna, temperate shrubland, temperate grassland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, arable land, pastureland, plantations, rural gardens, urban areas, and introduced vegetation. It is threatened by habitat loss.


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