family Spalacidae


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Noun1.family Spalacidae - mole ratsfamily Spalacidae - mole rats        
mammal family - a family of mammals
Myomorpha, suborder Myomorpha - true rats and mice and related rodents
genus Spalax, Spalax - type genus of the Spalacidae
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Blind mole rats of the family Spalacidae are strictly subterranean rodents with specific various morphological, physiological and behavioral features that emphasize their adaptation to underground life (Topachevskii, 1969; Nevo, 1979; Savic, 1982a; Savic and Nevo, 1990).