Taterillus

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Taterillus
Temporal range: Late Pliocene–Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Gerbillinae
Tribe: Taterillini
Subtribe: Taterillina
Genus: Taterillus
Thomas, 1910

Taterillus is a genus of gerbils. The species within this genus can only be reliably distinguished on the basis of karyotype, and not by external appearance.[1]

The genus contains the following species:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ara Monadjem, Peter J. Taylor, Christiane Denys, Fenton P.D. Cotterill (2015). Rodents of Sub-Saharan Africa: A biogeographic and taxonomic synthesis. p. 594. ISBN 978-3-11-030191-5.