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Spalax arenarius (sandy mole rat)

Wikipedia Abstract

The sandy mole-rat (Spalax arenarius) is a species of rodents in the Spalacidae family endemic to Ukraine.
View Wikipedia Record: Spalax arenarius

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Spalax arenarius

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
5
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
60
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 11.77
EDGE Score: 4.63

Attributes

Diet [1]  Herbivore
Diet - Plants [1]  100 %
Forages - Ground [1]  100 %
Nocturnal [1]  Yes

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Pontic steppe Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Chernomorskiy (Black Sea) Biosphere Reserve Ukraine

Range Map

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access