Northern three-toed jerboa

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Northern three-toed jerboa
Temporal range: Pleistocene – Recent
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Dipodidae
Subfamily: Dipodinae
Tribe: Dipodini
Genus: Dipus
Zimmermann, 1780
Species: D. sagitta
Binomial name
Dipus sagitta
(Pallas, 1773)

The northern three-toed jerboa (Dipus sagitta) is a species of rodent in the Dipodidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Dipus.[citation needed] It is found in China, Iran, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Russia, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.


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