Grobben's gerbil

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Grobben's gerbil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Superfamily: Muroidea
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Gerbillinae
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.