Phillips's gerbil

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Phillips's gerbil
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Gerbilliscus
Species:
G. phillipsi
Binomial name
Gerbilliscus phillipsi
(de Winton, 1898)

Phillips's gerbil (Gerbilliscus phillipsi) is a species of gerbil found in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.

References[edit]

  • Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 894–1531. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.
  • D. Schlitter (2008). "Gerbilliscus phillipsi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved June 10, 2012.