Marsupial moles

Marsupial moles

Order : Notoryctemorphia
Family : Notoryctidae
Genus : Notoryctes

 

Animals in the genus Notoryctes

Marsupial mole
Facts about the genus Notoryctes, the marsupial moles

Marsupial moles are especially similar to Africa’s golden moles, in size and shape as well as silky fur texture.

Aplin and Archer (1) argued that Notoryctes is one of the most arid-adapted Australian mammals.

  The variation between true moles (which include the remarkable Star-nosed Mole) and other mole-like creatures, such as the Golden Mole and marsupial moles, is simply a reflection of different created kinds.

Because they live underground, Marsupial Moles are blind and have a very poor sense of hearing, but their senses of touch and of smell are quite highly developed.

Clarification of taxonomic boundaries within Notoryctes is urgent.

Marsupial moles are small, burrowing mammals with sensitive snouts, nearly blind eyes, no ears, and large claws that they use for digging.

The marsupial moles are rare and poorly understood burrowing mammals of the deserts of western Australia.

The most striking difference between placental moles and marsupial moles is the color of their fur.

Because they live underground, Marsupial Moles are blind and have a very poor sense of hearing, but their senses of touch and of smell are quite highly developed. (Full text)

Notoryctes caurinus The marsupial moles are rare and poorly understood burrowing mammals of the (Wiki)

The most striking difference between placental moles and marsupial moles is the color of their fur. (Full text)

The marsupial moles are rare and poorly understood burrowing mammals of the deserts of western Australia. (Full text)

The most striking difference between placental moles and marsupial moles is the color of their fur. (Full text)

· Marsupial moles are similar in appearance to normal moles, they carry their babies in their pouch on the outside of their tummy. (Full text)

Notoryctes typhlops Notoryctes caurinus The marsupial moles are rare and poorly understood burrowing mammals of the deserts of western Australia. (Full text)

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