Threatened species of Desmans Threatened species of Moles Threatened species of Shrew moles Endangered species of moles and desmans
Habitat degradation is the principle cause of threat to Talipidae.
This family includes 3 sub-families; Desmaninae, Talpinae and Uropsilinae; 17 genera and 42 species, which occur widely throughout the Old and New Worlds. In Eurasia 12 genera (35 species) are represented, with 2 "Critically Endangered", 4 "Endangered", 3 "Vulnerable" and 1 "Lower Risk" sub-category "near threatened". The remaining members of the family range from southern Canada to northern Mexico.
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