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Chrysochloris Lacépède 1799 (Cape golden mole)

Osteichthyes - Placentalia - Chrysochloridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 40538

Synonyms: Aspalax Desmarest 1804 (no. 103748), Chrysoris Rafinesque 1815 (no. 253684), Ducantalpa Boitard 1842 (no. 253685), Engyscopus Gistel 1848 (no. 253686), Kilimatalpa Lundholm 1955 (no. 253687)

Parent taxon: Chrysochloridae according to C. Gilbert et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Amblysomus, Carpitalpa, Chlorotalpa, Chrysochlorinae, Chrysospalax, Cryptochloris, Diamantochloris, Eremitalpa, Namachloris, Neamblysomus, Proamblysomus, Prochrysochloris

Subtaxa: Chrysochloris arenosa, Chrysochloris asiatica, Chrysochloris bronneri

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore