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SPECIES Cryptomys foxi

Author:Thomas, 1911.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 8, 7: 462.
Common Name:Nigerian Mole-rat
Type Locality:Nigeria, Panyam (1212 m).
Distribution:C Nigeria.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Honeycutt et al. (1991:50) recognized foxi as distinct. Karyotype has 2n=66 and FN=126 or 2n=70 and FN=134 (Williams et al., 1984).
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