Occidental gerbil

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Occidental gerbil
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Gerbillus
Species: G. occiduus
Binomial name
Gerbillus occiduus
Lay, 1975

The occidental gerbil (Gerbillus occiduus) is distributed mainly southwestern Morocco. Less than 250 individuals of this species are thought to persist in the wild.


  • Aulagnier & Granjon (2004). "Gerbillus occiduus". 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