Talpa europaea Linnaeus 1758 (European mole)

Mammalia - Lipotyphla - Talpidae

Alternative combination: Talpa europea

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Talpa according to T. L. Yates and D. J. Schmidly 1975

See also Boule and De Villeneuve 1927, Kurten 1968, Linnaeus 1758 and Thomas 1911

Sister taxa: Talpa caeca, Talpa episcopalis, Talpa fossilis, Talpa gilothi, Talpa gracilis, Talpa minor, Talpa minuta, Talpa neagui, Talpa praeglacialis, Talpa romana, Talpa tenuidentata, Talpa tyrrhenica, Talpa vallesensis

Ecology: fossorial insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Austria (1 collection), the Czech Republic (1), France (11), Germany (10), Hungary (2), Italy (13), Monaco (1), Portugal (1), Romania (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1)

Total: 45 collections including 46 occurrences

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