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Related to Myospalacinae: Spalacidae, zokors


n.1.(Zool.) An Asiatic burrowing rodent (Siphneus aspalax) resembling the mole rat. It is native of the Altai Mountains.
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2014) indicated a sister group relationships between zokors and bamboo rats, suggesting that the subfamily Myospalacinae is rather more closely related to Rhizomyinae, than to Spalacinae.