Mackilligin's gerbil

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Mackilligin's gerbil
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Dipodillus
Species: D. mackilligini
Binomial name
Dipodillus mackilligini
(Thomas, 1904)

Mackilligin's gerbil, Dipodillus mackilligini[6] (sometimes misspelled mackillingini), also known as Mackilligin's dipodil,[7][8] is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It occurs in the southeastern deserts of Egypt and probably in nearby Sudan. It has been grouped with Dipodillus nanus, but is now considered specifically distinct.[9]


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