Balikun jerboa

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Balikun Jerboa
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Dipodidae
Genus: Allactaga
Subgenus: Orientallactaga
Species: A. balikunica
Binomial name
Allactaga balikunica
Hsia & Fang, 1964
Synonyms

Allactaga nataliae Sokolov, 1981

The Balikun Jerboa (Allactaga balikunica) is a species of rodent in the Dipodidae family. It is found in China and Mongolia.[citation needed]It eats green plants, plant roots, seeds, and grasshoppers and beetles.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Avirmed, D., Shar, S., Lkhagvasuren, D. & Smith, A.T. (2008). Allactaga balikunica. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 11 February 2009.
  2. ^ http://books.google.com/books?id=ka-9f68nPT4C&pg=PA199&dq=balikun+jerboa&hl=en&sa=X&ei=etUDT_eMNsbk0QHlgJHSAg&ved=0CDEQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=balikun%20jerboa&f=false
  • Holden, M. E. and G. G. Musser. 2005. Family Dipodidae. Pp. 871-893 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.