False Zokor

False Zokor
False Zokor
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Spalacidae
Genus: Myospalax
Species group: M. myospalax
Species: M. aspalax
Binomial name
Myospalax aspalax
(Pallas, 1776)

The False Zokor (Myospalax aspalax) is a species of rodent in the Spalacidae family. It is found in China and Russia.


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