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SPECIES Calcochloris ([incertae sedis]) tytonis

Author:Simonetta, 1968.
Citation:Monitore Zool. Ital., n.s., 2(suppl.): 31.
Common Name:Somali Golden Mole
Type Locality:Somalia, Giohar (= Villaggio Duca degli Abruzzi).
Distribution:Known only from the type specimen.
Status:IUCN Critically Endangered as Chlorotalpa tytonis.
Comments:Subgenus incertae sedis (Bronner 1995a). Assigned to Amblysomus by Simonetta (1968:31) and Petter (1981a); Meester (1974) placed this species in Chlorotalpa.
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