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SPECIES Gerbillus (Gerbillus) gleadowi

Author:Murray, 1886.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 5, 17: 246.
Common Name:Indian Hairy-footed Gerbil
Type Locality:Pakistan, Upper Sind, Rohri Dist, Mirpur-Drahrki Taluka, 15 mi (24 km) SW Rehti, Beruto.
Distribution:NW India (Rajasthan and Gujarat; see Agrawal, 2000), sand dunes along Indus Valley of Pakistan (see Lay and Nadler, 1975).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Gerbillus. A distinctive species defined by diagnostic morphological and chromosomal data (Lay and Nadler, 1975). Reviewed by Pavlinov et al. (1990). Agrawal (2000) and Chakraborty and Agrawal (2000) reviewed habitat and distribution for Indian populations.
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