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Gerbillus agag  Thomas, 1903
Taxonomic Serial No.: 632916

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Gerbillus cosensi Dollman, 1914
 
    Gerbillus dalloni Heim de Balsac, 1936
 
    Gerbillus cosensis Dollman, 1914
 
  Common Name(s): Agag Gerbil [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  
                                     SuperfamilyMuroidea Illiger, 1811  
                                        FamilyMuridae Illiger, 1811 – campagnols, rats, souris, mice, rats, voles  
                                           SubfamilyGerbillinae Gray, 1825  
                                              GenusGerbillus Desmarest, 1804 – Gerbils  
                                                 SubgenusGerbillus (Gerbillus) Desmarest, 1804  
                                                    SpeciesGerbillus agag Thomas, 1903 – Agag Gerbil  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Guy G. Musser  
  Notes: Department of Mammology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024   
  Reference for: Gerbillus agag    
       
  Expert: Michael D. Carleton  
  Notes: Department of Mammals, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Gerbillus agag    
       
  Other Source(s):    
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Musser, Guy G., and Michael D. Carleton / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Superfamily Muroidea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 894-1531   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Gerbillus agag, Agag Gerbil [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Rosevear, D. R.  
  Publication Date: 1969   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Rodents of West Africa   
  Page(s): 604   
  Publisher: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History)   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Gerbillus agag   
       
  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: Gerbillus agag   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Gerbillus agag   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Critically Endangered as G. cosensis and G. dalloni, Lower Risk (lc) as G. agag  
    Comments: Subgenus Gerbillus. Taxa listed above as synonyms have been associated with G. agag (Kock, 1978; Pavlinov et al., 1990; F. Peter, 1975b), but Lay (1983) found the limits of this species impossible to define based on published analyses. He regarded it as monotypic pending systematic revision. The taxon dalloni was united with G. agag by F. Petter (1975b) without supporting documentation, '... but the type localities are separated by more than 2300 km' (Lay, 1983:340), and dalloni should '...  
 

 

   

 
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