family Talpidae

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Related to family Talpidae: family Soricidae
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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 family Talpidae, talpine fossorial moles apparently have short tails as an advance for the lifestyle of using underground burrows (Shibanai 1967).
To date, such a mechanism for storing fats in a part of the body has not been seen in other species belonging to the family Talpidae (Yokohata 1998).
longirostris Bachman, southeastern SC shrew Family Talpidae (moles) S Condylura cristata (Rafinesque) NE star-nosed mole Scalopus aquaticus (Linnaeus), I eastern mole Order Chiroptera (bats) Family Vespertilionidae (vespertilionid bats) Eptesicus fuscus (Beauvois), big I brown bat Lasionycteris noctivagans I (LeConte), silver-haired bat Lasiurus borealis (Muller), red bat I L.