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Jaculus orientalis  Erxleben, 1777
Taxonomic Serial No.: 609759

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Dipus bipes Lichtenstein, 1823
 
    Dipus gerboa Olivier, 1800
 
    Dipus locusta Illiger, 1815
 
    Dipus mauritanicus Duvernoy, 1841
 
  Common Name(s): Greater Egyptian Jerboa [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderMyomorpha Brandt, 1855 – Rats, souris, Mice, Rats, Voles, Gerbils, Hamsters, Lemmings  
                                     SuperfamilyDipodoidea Fischer de Waldheim, 1817  
                                        FamilyDipodidae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817 – jumping mice, birch mice, Jerboas  
                                           SubfamilyDipodinae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817  
                                              GenusJaculus Erxleben, 1777 – African Desert Jerboas, Desert Jerboas  
                                                 SpeciesJaculus orientalis Erxleben, 1777 – Greater Egyptian Jerboa  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Mary Ellen Holden  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10023   
  Reference for: Jaculus orientalis    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: 2000 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, website (version 2000)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: http://www.redlist.org/   
  Reference for: Jaculus orientalis   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Ellerman, J. R., and T. C. S. Morrison-Scott  
  Publication Date: 1951   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Palaearctic and Indian Mammals 1758 to 1946   
  Page(s): 810   
  Publisher: British Museum (Natural History)   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Jaculus orientalis, Greater Egyptian Jerboa [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Holden, Mary Ellen, and Guy G. Musser / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Dipodidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 871-893   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Jaculus orientalis, Greater Egyptian Jerboa [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Jaculus orientalis   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
    Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Listed as Lower Risk, Near Threatened on IUCN Red List (2000)  
    Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (nt)  
    Comments: Jaculus orientalis has been identified from the late Pliocene in Ethiopia (Wesselman, 1984) and Plio-Pleistocene in Kenya (Black and Krishtalka, 1986). For synonyms see Ellerman and Morrison-Scott (1951)  
 

 

   

 
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