Talpidae


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Related to Talpidae: Soricidae, Tupaiidae, Vespertilionidae
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Noun1.Talpidae - moles
mammal family - a family of mammals
Insectivora, order Insectivora - shrews; moles; hedgehogs; tenrecs
mole - small velvety-furred burrowing mammal having small eyes and fossorial forefeet
Condylura, genus Condylura - star-nosed moles
genus Parascalops, Parascalops - brewer's moles
genus Uropsilus, Uropsilus - shrew moles
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In the Japanese Islands, there are two species of shrew-moles, the lesser Japanese shrew-mole, Dymecodon pilirostris and the greater Japanese shrew-mole, Urotrichus talpoides (Soricomorpha, Talpidae, Ohdachi et al.
Year 2008 2009 2010 Total Talpidae Scalopus aguaticus 1 1 1 3 Soricidae Blarina brevicauda 14 5 0 19 Sorex cinereus 8 2 0 10 Cricetidae: Arvicolinae Microtus ochrogaster 0 48 14 62 Microtus pennsylvanicus 0 32 27 59 Cricetidae: Neotominae Peromyscus leucopus 7 54 4 65 Peromyscus maniculatus 0 5 26 31 Reithrodontomys 0 10 3 13 megalotis Muridae Mus musculus 0 2 2 4 Dipodidae Zapus hudsonius 1 1 21 23 Sciuridae Tamias striatus 1 0 0 1 Total 32 160 98 290 Trap-nights 1211 2924 2985 7120 Captures/trap-night 0.