Condylura


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Noun1.Condylura - star-nosed molesCondylura - star-nosed moles      
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
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As a similar example, it is known that the star-nosed mole, Condylura cristata, which is distributed in North America has width variations, such as swollen conditions, in the tail (Hamilton 1931, Eadie & Hamilton 1956, Imaizumi & Obara 1966, Petersen & Yates 1980).
fumeus), pygmy shrew (.S', hoyi), common water shrew (.S', palustris), northern short-tailed shrew (Blarina brevicauda), star-nosed mole (Condylura cristata), least chipmunk (Tamias minimus), eastern chipmunk (T.
Star-nosed moles, Condylura cristata, have an incredible sense of touch in their tentacled schnozzes and are among the world's fastest foragers.
The fastest tactile reflex time belongs to the star-nosed mole, Condylura cristata L., which uses 22 nasal appendages to navigate through soil and can react in just 120 ms, when one of these appendages comes in contact with food (Catania & Remple 2004).