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Calcochloris tytonis  (Simonetta, 1968)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 709720

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Chlorotalpa tytonis (Simonetta, 1968)
  Common Name(s): Somali Golden Mole [English]
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderAfrosoricida Stanhope, 1998  
                                  SuborderChrysochloridea Broom, 1915  
                                     FamilyChrysochloridae Gray, 1825  
                                        SubfamilyAmblysominae Simonetta, 1957  
                                           GenusCalcochloris Mivart, 1867 incertae sedis  
                                              SpeciesCalcochloris tytonis (Simonetta, 1968) – Somali Golden Mole  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.   
  Publication Date: 2005   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Calcochloris tytonis, Somali Golden Mole [English]   

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  Comment: Status: IUCN - Critically Endangered as Chlorotalpa tytonis  
    Comments: Subgenus incertae sedis (Bronner 1995a). Assigned to Amblysomus by Simonetta (1968:31) and Petter (1981a); Meester (1974) placed this species in Chlorotalpa  



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