The family Spalacidae is a diverse old world group of fossorial and semi-fossorial rodents. This family consists of 36 species in 6 genera distributed among four subfamilies: the Myospalacinae, the Rhizomyinae, the Spalacinae, and the Tachyoryctinae.
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Comprehensive Description"
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Animal Diversity Web
Tanya Dewey, Animal Diversity Web, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology
Allison Poor, University of Michigan
Poor, A. 2005. "Spalacidae" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Spalacidae.html
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