Endemic Animals of Honshu








Small Japanese mole
Small Japanese mole
The small Japanese mole is a species of mammal in the family Talpidae. It is endemic to Japan. Even though they are extinct in central Tokyo, they are found in the grounds of the Imperial Palace.
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Small Japanese mole
Japanese mountain mole
Japanese mountain mole
The Japanese mountain mole is a species of Old World mole in the family Talpidae. It is endemic to Japan. It is the only member of the monotypic genus Oreoscaptor. Its natural habitats are temperate forests and temperate grassland.
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Japanese mountain mole
Sado mole
Sado mole
The Sado mole or Tokuda's mole is a species of mammal in the family Talpidae. It is endemic to Sado Island, Japan.
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Sado mole
Promachoteuthis megaptera
Promachoteuthis megaptera
Promachoteuthis megaptera is a small, rare squid found in the Pacific Ocean near Japan.
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Promachoteuthis megaptera
Sepia erostrata
Sepia erostrata
Sepia erostrata is a species of cuttlefish native to the northwestern Pacific Ocean, specifically off western mainland Japan, from Sagami Bay to the Kii Peninsula. It inhabits subtidal, inshore habitats. It is the commonest species of cuttlefish occurring in rocky shorelines around Japanese coasts.
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Sepia erostrata