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Georychus capensis Pallas 1778 (Cape mole-rat)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Bathyergidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 233887

Alternative combinations: Mus capensis, Myotalpa capensis

Synonyms: Fossor leucops Lichtenstein 1844 (no. 233889), Georychus capensis canescens Thomas and Schwann 1906 (no. 233890), Georychus yatesi Roberts 1913 (no. 233891), Mus buffoni Cuvier 1834 (no. 233888)

Belongs to Georychus according to N. C. Bennett et al. 2006

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): scapula 25.0 x 16.0