Chinese Zokor

Chinese Zokor
Chinese Zokor
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Spalacidae
Genus: Eospalax
Species: E. fontanierii
Binomial name
Eospalax fontanierii
(Milne-Edwards, 1867)

Myospalax fontanieri (Milne-Edwards, 1867)

The Chinese Zokor (Eospalax fontanierii) is a species of rodent in the Spalacidae family. It is endemic to China.


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