Euroscaptor is a genus of mammal in the family Talpidae. Members are found in China and South & Southeast Asia. It contains the following species as of October 2021:[1]

Euroscaptor grandis.jpg
Greater Chinese mole (Euroscaptor grandis)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Talpidae
Tribe: Talpini
Genus: Euroscaptor
Miller, 1940

10 recognized species, see text


  1. ^ Database, Mammal Diversity (2021-08-10), Mammal Diversity Database, Zenodo, retrieved 2021-11-03
  2. ^ Redescription of the Malaysian Mole as to be a true species Euroscaptor malayana[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Kawada, S-I.; et al. (2012). "A new species of mole of the genus Euroscaptor (Soricomorpha, Talpidae) from northern Vietnam". Journal of Mammalogy. 93 (3): 839–850. doi:10.1644/11-MAMM-A-296.1.