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Georychus Illiger 1811 (mole rat)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Bathyergidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 105143

Full reference: C. Illiger. 1811. Prodromus Systematis Mammalium et Avium

Parent taxon: Bathyergidae according to R. L. Honeycutt et al. 1987

Sister taxa: Bathyergoides, Bathyergus, Cryptomys, Cyclomylus, Geofossor, Gypsorhynchus, Heliophobius, Heterocephalus, Paracryptomys, Proheliophobius, Tsaganomyinae

Subtaxa: Georychus capensis

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Ecology: fossorial insectivore