Wagner's gerbil

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Wagner's gerbil
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Dipodillus
Species: D. dasyurus
Binomial name
Dipodillus dasyurus
(Wagner, 1842)

Wagner's gerbil (Dipodillus dasyurus) is distributed mainly in the Nile Delta, the Sinai, Syria, Iraq and the Arabian Peninsula. It also referred to as the rough-tailed dipodil or Wadi Hof gerbil. They are solo, burrowing mammals that are nocturnally active.[1]


  1. ^ Alagaili, A.N.; Mohammed, O.B.; Bennett, N.C.; Oosthuizen, M.K. (October 2012). "Lights out, let's move about: locomotory activity patterns of Wagner's gerbil from the desert of Saudi Arabia". African Zoology. 47 (2): 195–202.