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SPECIES Euroscaptor mizura

Author:Gunther, 1880.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1880: 441.
Common Name:Japanese Mountain Mole
Type Locality:Japan, Honshu, "In the neighbourhood of Yokohama".
Distribution:Mountains of Honshu (Japan).
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Imaizumi (1970b) and Abe et al. (1991) included this species in the genus Euroscaptor, while Corbet (1978c) placed it in Talpa. Three populations have been named, of which othai represents "probably a distinct species", according to Imaizumi (1970b); a view supported by Yoshiyuki (1988b). Karyotype (2n = 36, FN = 52) described by Kawada et al. (2001).
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SUBSPECIES mizura

SUBSPECIES othai

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