Eversmann's hamster

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Eversmann's hamster
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Cricetinae
Genus: Allocricetulus
A. eversmanni
Binomial name
Allocricetulus eversmanni
(Brandt, 1859)

Eversmann's hamster (Allocricetulus eversmanni) is a species of hamster in the family Cricetidae, and is one of two members of the genus Allocricetulus. It has been named after the Russian naturalist, zoologist, and explorer Eduard Friedrich Eversmann.[citation needed] It is endemic to Kazakhstan.


  1. ^ Tsytsulina, K.; Formozov, N. & Sheftel, B. (2008). "Allocricetulus eversmanni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 11 February 2009.