Great Balkhan mouse-like hamster

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Great Balkhan mouse-like hamster
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Calomyscidae
Genus: Calomyscus
Species: C. mystax
Binomial name
Calomyscus mystax
Kashkarov, 1925

The Great Balkhan mouse-like hamster (Calomyscus mystax) is a species of rodent in the Calomyscidae family. It is found in southwestern Turkmenistan, northern Iran and southern Azerbaijan.


  1. ^ Tsytsulina, K. (2008). Calomyscus mystax. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 20 March 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern
  • 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.