Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Georychus
Family: Bathygeridae (Mammalia)
Taxon : Mammal
Group : Animal

SPECIES
capensis
NOTES

Reaches an average length of 20 cm and a weight of 330 g. Solitary in shallow burrows. Eats bulbs, roots and tubers.


AUTHORITY
(Pallas, 1778)
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A buffly colour with white feet and tail. The muzzle and ears are also white surrounded by black and there is a conspicuous white frontal patch
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Cape mole rat
Kaapse blesmol
Mole
Habitat
NOTES: Mole hills found in the veld
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Fossor leucops
Georychus capensis
Georychus yatesi
Mus buffoni



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