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SPECIES Oryzorictes hova

Author:A. Grandidier, 1870.
Citation:Revue Mag. Zool., 22: 50.
Common Name:Mole-like Rice Tenrec
Type Locality:"Ankaye et Antsianak" [Ankay, along the Mangoro River, near Lac Alaotra and Antsianaka, region E of Lac Alaotra, Madagascar (Viette, 1991)].
Distribution:Northern highlands, eastern humid forest and central highlands of N, NW, E and S Madagascar.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Oryzorictes. Includes talpoides (see Goodman et al., 1999a).
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    talpoides G. Grandidier and Petit, 1930

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