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SPECIES Eospalax rothschildi

Author:Thomas, 1911.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 8, 8: 722.
Common Name:Rothschild’s Zokor
Type Locality:China, Gansu, 40 mi (64 km) SE Tao-chou.
Distribution:Forest, scrub, grassland and farmland in NC China (Henan, Shaanxi, N Gansu, N Sichuan, and Hubei; see Zhang et al., 1997).
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (nt) as Myospalax rothschildi.
Comments:The sister-species of E. smithii (Lawrence, 1991). The taxon hubeinensis (Li and Chen, 1989) was described as subspecies of M. rothschildi.
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    hubeinensis Li and Chen, 1989
    minor Lönnberg, 1926

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