Problem

Threatened species of Talpidae


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Other Names:
Threatened species of Desmans
Threatened species of Moles
Threatened species of Shrew moles
Endangered species of moles and desmans
Nature:
Habitat degradation is the principle cause of threat to Talipidae.
Incidence:
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.
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land
Date of last update
30.06.2018 – 16:44 CEST