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SPECIES Scalopus aquaticus

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 53.
Common Name:Eastern Mole
Type Locality:E USA; fixed by Jackson (1915:33) to Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
Distribution:N Tamaulipas and N Coahuila (Mexico) through E USA to Massachusetts and Minnesota.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subspecies taxonomy revised by Yates and Schmidly (1977). Yates and Schmidly (1978, Mammalian Species No. 105) and Yates (in Wilson and Ruff, 1999) listed sixteen subspecies. Gureev (1979:254) listed aereus and inflatus as distinct species without comment. Hall (1981:72) included aereus and inflatus in aquaticus. Karyotype has 2n = 34, FN = 64 (Yates and Schmidly, 1975).
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SUBSPECIES aquaticus

SUBSPECIES aereus

SUBSPECIES alleni

SUBSPECIES anastasae

SUBSPECIES australis

SUBSPECIES bassi

SUBSPECIES caryi

SUBSPECIES howelli

SUBSPECIES inflatus

SUBSPECIES machrinoides

SUBSPECIES machrinus

SUBSPECIES montanus

SUBSPECIES nanus

SUBSPECIES parvus

SUBSPECIES porteri

SUBSPECIES texanus

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