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Eremitalpa granti (Grant's Golden Mole)

Wikipedia Abstract

Grant's golden mole (Eremitalpa granti) is a golden mole species. It is the only member of its genus.
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Infraspecies

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  26.1 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore
Nocturnal [2]  Yes

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Namib desert Namibia Afrotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Succulent Karoo Namibia, South Africa Afrotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Cape West Coast Biosphere Reserve 934651 Western Cape, South Africa
Namib-Naukluft National Park II 12585619 Namibia  
Sperrgebiet National Park II 5389863 Namibia  

Ecosystems

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Succulent Karoo Namibia, South Africa No

Prey / Diet

Camponotus detritus (dune ant)[3]
Pachysoma denticolle (dung beetle)[3]
Psammotermes allocerus[4]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Meroles cuneirostris (Wedge-snouted Sand Lizard, Wedge-snouted Desert Lizard)1
Ptenopus kochi (Koch's Chirping Gecko)1

Predators

Bubo africanus (Spotted Eagle-Owl)[3]
Tyto alba (Barn Owl)[4]

Range Map

Africa;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Felisa A. Smith, S. Kathleen Lyons, S. K. Morgan Ernest, Kate E. Jones, Dawn M. Kaufman, Tamar Dayan, Pablo A. Marquet, James H. Brown, and John P. Haskell. 2003. Body mass of late Quaternary mammals. Ecology 84:3403 2Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 3The Namib: Detritus and Fog Dependence Scott Christy March 1st, 2006 4Eremitalpa granti, Michael R. Perrin and Laura J. Fielden, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 629, pp. 1-4 (1999)
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators. Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science, 342, 803–805
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access