Arabian jird

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Arabian jird
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Meriones
Subgenus: Pallasiomys
Species: M. arimalius
Binomial name
Meriones arimalius
Cheesman & Hinton, 1924

The Arabian jird (Meriones arimalius) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.[2] It is found in Oman, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.



  1. ^ Stuart, S. N. (2008). "Meriones arimalius". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 18 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1234. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.