Gerbillus

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Gerbillus
Temporal range: Pliocene–Recent
Perpallidus.jpg
Pale gerbil (Gerbillus perpallidus)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Gerbillinae
Tribe: Gerbillini
Subtribe: Gerbillina
Genus: Gerbillus
Desmarest, 1804
Subgenera

Hendecapleura
Gerbillus

Gerbillus is a genus that contains most common and the most diverse gerbils. In 2010, after morphological and molecular studies Dipodillus was ranged as a subgenus of Gerbillus,[1] however some taxonomic authorities continue to separate them.

Species[edit]

Genus Gerbillus

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elsevier; Awatef Abiadh; M'barek Chetoui; Taher Lamine-Cheniti; Ernesto Capanna (2010). "Molecular phylogenetics of the genus Gerbillus (Rodentia, Gerbillinae): Implications for systematics, taxonomy and chromosomal evolution. "Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution" (PDF). 56 (2): 513–518. doi:10.1016/j.crvi.2010.07.003. Retrieved 12 February 2014. 

External links[edit]

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