Hoogstraal's gerbil

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Hoogstraal's gerbil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Gerbillinae
Genus: Gerbillus
Species: G. hoogstraali
Binomial name
Gerbillus hoogstraali
(Lay, 1975)

Hoogstraal's gerbil, Gerbillus hoogstraali is distributed mainly in southwestern Morocco. There are thought to be less than 250 individuals in existence.

The specific epithet honors American entomologist and parasitologist Harry Hoogstraal.