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Family Chrysochloridae Gray 1825 (golden mole)

Osteichthyes - Theriiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 40535

Synonyms: Amblysominae Simonetta 1957 (no. 253679), Eremitalpinae Simonetta 1957 (no. 253677)

Parent taxon: Tenrecoidea according to J. Alroy 2008

Sister taxa: Afrosoricida, Plesiorycteropus, Qatranilestes, Tenrecidae, Jawharia, Widanelfarasia, Dilambdogale

Subtaxa: Amblysomus, Carpitalpa, Chlorotalpa, Chrysochlorinae, Chrysochloris, Chrysospalax, Cryptochloris, Diamantochloris, Eremitalpa, Namachloris, Neamblysomus, Proamblysomus, Prochrysochloris

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Ecology: fossorial insectivore-carnivore