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Cryptomys hottentotus hottentotus  (Lesson, 1826)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 825435

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s): Cryptomys hottentotus albus (Roberts, 1913)
    Cryptomys hottentotus bigalkei Roberts, 1924
    Cryptomys hottentotus caecutiens (Brants, 1827)
    Cryptomys hottentotus cradockensis Roberts, 1924
    Cryptomys hottentotus exenticus (Trouessart, 1899)
    Cryptomys hottentotus holosericeus (Wagner, 1842)
    Cryptomys hottentotus jorisseni (Jameson, 1909)
    Cryptomys hottentotus ludwigii (Smith, 1829)
    Cryptomys hottentotus nemo G. Allen, 1939
    Cryptomys hottentotus orangiae Roberts, 1926
    Cryptomys hottentotus pallidus (Roberts, 1917)
    Cryptomys hottentotus talpoides (Thomas and Schwann, 1906)
    Cryptomys hottentotus transvaalensis Roberts, 1924
    Cryptomys hottentotus valschensis Roberts, 1946
    Cryptomys hottentotus vandami (Roberts, 1917)
    Cryptomys hottentotus vetensis Roberts, 1926
    Cryptomys hottentotus vryburgensis (Roberts, 1917)
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  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderHystricomorpha Brandt, 1855  
                                     InfraorderHystricognathi Brandt, 1855 – hystricognath rodents  
                                        FamilyBathyergidae Waterhouse, 1841 – African mole-rats  
                                           GenusCryptomys Gray, 1864  
                                              SpeciesCryptomys hottentotus (Lesson, 1826) – Southern African Mole-rat, Common Mole-rat  
                                                 SubspeciesCryptomys hottentotus hottentotus (Lesson, 1826)  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., T. E. Lacher Jr., and R. A. Mittermeier, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2016   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Handbook of the Mammals of the World. Vol. 6: Lagomorphs and Rodents I   
  Page(s): 987   
  Publisher: Lynx Edicions   
  Publication Place: Barcelona, Spain   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-84-941892-34   
  Reference for: Cryptomys hottentotus hottentotus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Woods, Charles A., and C. William Kilpatrick / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Infraorder Hystricognathi Brandt, 1855   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 1538-1600   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Cryptomys hottentotus hottentotus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Africa  






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