Common gundi

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Common gundi
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Ctenodactylus gundi
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Suborder: Hystricomorpha
Infraorder: Ctenodactylomorphi
Family: Ctenodactylidae
Genus: Ctenodactylus
Species: C. gundi
Binomial name
Ctenodactylus gundi
(Rothmann, 1776)
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The common gundi (Ctenodactylus gundi) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenodactylidae. It is found in Algeria, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia. The parasitic organism Toxoplasma gondii was first described in 1908 in Tunis by Charles Nicolle and Louis Manceaux within the tissues of the gundi.