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SPECIES Gerbillurus (Paratatera) tytonis

Author:Bauer and Niethammer, 1959.
Actual Date:1960
Citation:Bonn. Zool. Beitr., 10 (1959): 255.
Common Name:Dune Hairy-footed Gerbil
Type Locality:Namibia, Namib Desert, Sossusvlei.
Distribution:Namibia (Sossusvlei, Sandwich Harbour and Bobabeb, Namib Desert, and Farm Canaan near diamond region of Namibia).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Paratatera. Taxonomic history summarized by Meester et al. (1986); distribution and habitat reviewed by Griffin (1990), Perrin (1997b), and Skinner and Smithers (1990).
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