IUCN threat status:

Near Threatened (NT)


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Range Description

This species is endemic to South Africa. It is found from western Cape Province, from Hawequas Forest (near Worcester) in the north, westwards through Paarl and Stellenbosch to the coastal plain and slopes of the Langeberg mountains in the Riversdale district, then northeastwards along the coastal plain and slopes of the Outeniqua, Kouga and Baviaanskloof mountain ranges from the vicinity of George to Humansdorp (Eastern Cape). Does not cross the Cape Flats, where the Cape Golden Mole (Chrysochloris asiatica) is common.


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