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SPECIES Dipus sagitta

Author:Pallas, 1773.
Citation:Reise Prov. Russ. Reichs., 2: 706.
Common Name:Northern Three-toed Jerboa
Type Locality:N Kazakhstan, Pavlodarskaya Oblast, right bank of Irtysh River near Yamyshevskaya at Podpusknoi (see Ellerman and Morrison-Scott, 1951:535).
Distribution:Desert, steppe and dry woodland from Don River (Russia), NW coast of Caspian Sea, and N Iran, through Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Kazakhstan to S Tuva, Russia; Mongolia (Bannikov, 1954); China ( Nei Mongol, Xinjiang, Qinghai, Gansu, Ningxia, N Shaanxi, N Shanxi, Liaoning, and Jilin; see Chen and Wang, 1985; Liu et al., 1990; Ma et al., 1987; Mi et al., 1990; Qian et al., 1965; Qin, 1991; Shou, 1962; Wang, 1990, 2003; Zhang and Wang, 1963; Zheng and Zhang, 1990; and Zhou et al., 1985; Zhang et al., 1997, provide map for Chinese range); see Shenbrot et al. (1995).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Karyotype described by Vorontsov et al. (1969d). Taxonomic study, analysis of geographic variation, and distribution throughout most of range provided by Shenbrot (1991a, c). Reviewed by Gromov and Erbajeva (1995), Ognev (1963b), and Shenbrot et al. (1995). For synonyms see Corbet (1984), Ellerman and Morrison-Scott (1951), Pavlinov and Rossolimo (1987), Shenbrot (1991a, c), and Wang (1964).
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Synonyms:

    aksuensis Wang, 1964
    austrouralensis Shenbrot, 1991
    bulganensis Shenbrot, 1991
    deasyi Barrett-Hamilton, 1900
    fuscocanus Wang, 1964
    halli Sowerby, 1920
    innae (Ognev, 1930)
    kalmikensis Kazantseva, 1940
    lagopus Lichtenstein, 1823
    megacranius Shenbrot, 1991
    nogai Satunin, 1907
    sowerbyi Thomas, 1908
    turanicus Shenbrot, 1991
    ubsanensis Bannikov, 1947
    usuni Shenbrot, 1991
    zaissanensis Selevin, 1934

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