Congo gerbil

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Congo gerbil
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Taterillus
T. congicus
Binomial name
Taterillus congicus
Thomas, 1915

The Congo gerbil or Congo tateril (Taterillus congicus) is a species of gerbil found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan, and possibly Uganda. Its natural habitat is dry savanna.


  • L. Granjon (2008). "Taterillus congicus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved June 10, 2012.
  • 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.