Speke's pectinator

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Speke's pectinator
Temporal range: ?Early Pliocene, Recent
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Pectinator spekei - Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria - Genoa, Italy - DSC02829.JPG
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Ctenodactylidae
Genus: Pectinator
Blyth, 1856
Species: P. spekei
Binomial name
Pectinator spekei
Blyth, 1856
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     distribution

Speke's pectinator or Speke's gundi (Pectinator spekei) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenodactylidae. It is monotypic within the genus Pectinator.[citation needed] It is found in Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Somalia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, and rocky areas.

Skeletal details * 1 Skeleton * 2 Skull from above * 3 Skull from below * 4 Left side of lower jaw * 5 Cervical and part of the thoracic portion of the vertebral column * 6 Sternum, episternum, clavicles, and costal cartilages * 7 Pelvis * 8 Femur

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