Mongolian hamster

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Mongolian hamster
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Cricetidae
Genus: Allocricetulus
Species: A. curtatus
Binomial name
Allocricetulus curtatus
(G. M. Allen, 1925)

The Mongolian hamster (Allocricetulus curtatus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is one of two members of the genus Allocricetulus, and is found in China and Mongolia.


  1. ^ Batsaikhan, N.; Avirmed, D. & Tinnin, D. (2008). "Allocricetulus curtatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 11 February 2009.