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Oryzorictes hova

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Ordo: Afrosoricida
Familia: Tenrecidae
Subfamilia: Oryzorictinae
Genus: Oryzorictes
Species: Oryzorictes hova

Name

Oryzorictes hova A. Grandidier, 1870

Synonyms

* Oryzorictes talpoides G. Grandidier & Petit, 1930

References

* Oryzorictes hova on Mammal Species of the World.
* Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder
* IUCN link: Oryzorictes hova A. Grandidier, 1870 (Least Concern)
* Oryzorictes hova A. Grandidier, 1870 Report on ITIS


Vernacular names
English: Mole-like Rice Tenrec

The Mole-like Rice Tenrec (Oryzorictes hova), also known as the Fossorial Tenrec or Hova Rice Tenrec, is a species of mammal in the Tenrecidae family. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montanes, swamps, freshwater lakes, irrigated land, and seasonally flooded agricultural land. It is threatened by habitat loss.[2]
References

1. ^ Bronner, Gary N.; Jenkins, Paulina D. (16 November 2005). "Order Afrosoricida (pp. 71-81)". In Wilson, Don E., and Reeder, DeeAnn M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2 vols. (2142 pp.). pp. 75. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3.
2. ^ a b Afrotheria Specialist Group (Tenrec Section), Raherisehena, M. & Goodman, S. (2008). Oryzorictes hova. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 29 December 2008.

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