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 family Calomyscidae. It is found in southwestern Turkmenistan, northern Iran and southern Azerbaijan.


  1. ^ Tsytsulina, K. (2008). "Calomyscus mystax". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 20 March 2009.  Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern