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Mechow's mole-rat
Fukomys mechowii
(Syn.: Cryptomys mechowii)
(PETERS, 1881)

Photo by: J. Pfleiderer
Additional images here: www.biolib.cz

Number of Subspecies:00
Information Source for Taxanomy:Kiwalika, M & H. Burda (2007): Giant mole-rats, Fukomys mechowii, thirteen years on the stage. In: Begall, S., H. Burda, C. E. Schleich (Hrsg.): Subterranean rodents – News from underground. Springer, Heidelberg. 205 – 219.
Head-Torso-Length:13,5 - 26,2 cm
Tail length:2,3 - 3,4 cm
Weight:218 - 440 g
IUCN status:LC (Least Concern)

Current Holdings
  • Osnabrück (Zoo) 
    Number: 1
    other EAZA countries
      Czech Republic:
  • Praha (Zoo) 
    Number: 1