Short-faced mole

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Short-faced mole
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Talpidae
Genus: Scaptochirus
Milne-Edwards, 1867
S. moschatus
Binomial name
Scaptochirus moschatus
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Short-faced mole range

The short-faced mole (Scaptochirus moschatus) is a species of mammal in the family Talpidae. It is monotypic within the genus Scaptochirus.[citation needed] It is endemic to China.


  1. ^ Smith, A.T. & Johnston, C.H. (2016). "Scaptochirus moschatus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2016: e.T41476A115188844. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T41476A22322461.en. Retrieved 13 December 2017.