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SPECIES Gerbillus (Gerbillus) aquilus

Author:Schlitter and Setzer, 1972.
Citation:Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 86: 167.
Common Name:Swarthy Gerbil
Type Locality:Iran, 60 km W Kerman.
Distribution:SE Iran, W Pakistan, S Afghanistan (see Lay and Nadler, 1975).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Gerbillus. Originally described as a subspecies of G. cheesmani but Lay and Nadler (1975) presented data supporting its status as a separate and distinctive species. Schlitter and Setzer (1973) described subsolanus as a subspecies of G. cheesmani.
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    subsolanus Schlitter and Setzer, 1973

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