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Dipodillus simoni  (Lataste, 1881)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970782

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Gerbillus simoni Lataste, 1881
 
    Dipodillus kaiseri Setzer, 1958
 
  Common Name(s): Simon's Dipodil [English]
 
    Lesser Short-tailed Gerbil [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  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  
                                              GenusDipodillus Lataste, 1881  
                                                 SubgenusDipodillus (Dipodillus) Lataste, 1881  
                                                    SpeciesDipodillus simoni (Lataste, 1881) – Simon's Dipodil, Lesser Short-tailed Gerbil  
       

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  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   
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  Reference for: Dipodillus simoni, Simon's Dipodil [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Osborn, Dale J., and Ibrahim Helmy  
  Publication Date: 1980   
  Article/Chapter Title: The Contemporary Land Mammals of Egypt (Including Sinai)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fieldiana Zoology, n.s., no. 5   
  Page(s): 1-579   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0015-0754   
  Notes: Available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2747210   
  Reference for: Dipodillus simoni   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
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  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: Lesser Short-tailed Gerbil[English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc) as Gerbillus simoni  
    Comments: Subgenus Dipodillus. A distinctive species (Lay, 1983; Pavlinov et al., 1990) revised by Cockrum et al. (1976a) and reviewed by Pavlinov et al. (1990). Regional reviews are available for Egypt (Osborn and Helmy, 1980), Libya (Ranck, 1968), and Algeria (Kowalski and Rzebik-Kowalska, 1991). Although samples from coastal Egypt (kaiseri) have, on average, slightly longer tails, darker pelage, and smaller auditory bulla than do those from the western portion of the range (simoni), the variation ...  
 

 

   

 
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