Lesser short-tailed gerbil
|Lesser short-tailed gerbil|
The lesser short-tailed gerbil (Dipodillus simoni) is distributed mainly from eastern Morocco to Egypt. It is also known as Simon's dipodil. After morphological and molecular studies in 2010 Dipodillus was ranged as a subgenus of Gerbillus, and Dipodillus simoni was renamed into Gerbillus simoni.
- 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.
- Aulagnier & Granjon (2004). "Gerbillus simoni". 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
- Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. pp. 894–1531 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.
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