Grobben's gerbil

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Grobben's gerbil
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Gerbillus
Species: G. grobbeni
Binomial name
Gerbillus grobbeni
Klaptocz, 1909

Grobben's gerbil (Gerbillus grobbeni) is a species of rodents, distributed mainly in Libya; Cyrenaica, Dernah. Less than 250 individuals of this species are thought to persist in the wild. It is named after Austrian biologist Karl Grobben.


  • Schlitter (2004). "Gerbillus grobbeni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2006. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 12 May 2006. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is listed as data deficient