Greater Egyptian gerbil

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Greater Egyptian gerbil
Gerbillus pyramidum Museum de Genève.JPG
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Gerbillus
G. pyramidum
Binomial name
Gerbillus pyramidum
Geoffroy, 1825

The greater Egyptian gerbil (Gerbillus pyramidum) is distributed mainly throughout northern Africa and Israel. It is also known as the large Egyptian gerbil.


  • Aulagnier; et al. (2004). "Gerbillus pyramidum". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2006. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 11 May 2006. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern