Gansu hamster

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Gansu hamster
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Subfamily: Cricetinae
Genus: Cansumys
G. M. Allen, 1928
C. canus
Binomial name
Cansumys canus
G. M. Allen, 1928

The Gansu hamster (Cansumys canus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae, endemic to China. It is the only species in the genus Cansumys.


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