Fukomys vandewoestijneae

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Phiomorpha 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Superordo: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Hystricomorpha
Infraordo: Hystricognathi
Infraordo: Phiomorpha

Familia: Bathyergidae
Genus: Fukomys
Species: Fukomys vandewoestijneae

Name[edit]

Holotype: RMCA b2.002-M-0001, adult ♀, skull and body in alcohol.

Type locality: “Sabitonto River (S 10°59’30.5’’, E 24°10’09.3’’), Katanga province, DRC. The locality is situated near Kamau Village (Zambia) on the Zambezi-Congo River watershed on a plain, the Chana Chamuhina, which straddles the DRC–Zambia border. It is located at an altitude of 1308 m.”

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Caroline’s Mole-rat