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SPECIES Phodopus sungorus

Author:Pallas, 1773.
Citation:Reise Prov. Russ. Reichs., 2: 703.
Common Name:Striped Desert Hamster
Type Locality:E Kazakhstan, 100 km west of Semipalatinsk, near Grachevsk.
Distribution:E Kazakhstan and SW Siberia.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Safronova et al. (1992) referenced chromosomal data to justify the separation of campbelli from P. sungorus.
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