Cushioned gerbil

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Cushioned gerbil
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Superfamily: Muroidea
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Gerbillinae
Genus: Gerbillus
Species: G. pulvinatus
Binomial name
Gerbillus pulvinatus
Rhoads, 1896

bilensis Frick, 1914

The cushioned gerbil, Gerbillus pulvinatus, is distributed mainly in Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Kenya.


  • Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. Pp. 894-1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.
  • Schlitter & Granjon (2004). Gerbillus pulvinatus. 2006. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. Retrieved on 11 May 2006. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern