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SPECIES Chrysochloris (Chrysochloris) visagiei

Author:Broom, 1950.
Citation:Ann. Transvaal Mus., 21: 238.
Common Name:Visagie’s Golden Mole
Type Locality:South Africa, Western Cape Prov., Gouna (54 mi. [87 km] E Calvinia).
Distribution:Known only from the holotype.
Status:IUCN – Critically Endangered.
Comments:Subgenus Chrysochloris. Possibly an aberrant asiatica; see Meester (1974). Simonetta (1968:31) listed it as a subspecies of asiatica.
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