Thomas's pygmy jerboa

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Thomas's pygmy jerboa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Dipodidae
Genus: Salpingotus
Subgenus: Prosalpingotus
Species: S. thomasi
Binomial name
Salpingotus thomasi
Vinogradov, 1928

Thomas's pygmy jerboa (Salpingotus thomasi) is a species of rodent in the family Dipodidae. It is endemic to Afghanistan. Its natural habitat is temperate desert. This species is known only from the type specimen and lately is synonymized with Baluchistan pygmy jerboa (Salpingotulus michaelis) due to conspecifity.[1]


  1. ^ Chelmala Srinivasulu, Bhargavi Srinivasulu. (2012). South Asian Mammals: Their Diversity, Distribution, and Status. Springer. p. 145. ISBN 978-1-4614-3449-8. 

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