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SPECIES Pachyuromys duprasi

Author:Lataste, 1880.
Citation:Le Naturaliste, 2(40): 313.
Common Name:Fat-tailed Jird
Type Locality:Algeria, Laghouat.
Distribution:N Sahara desert from Western Sahara and Morocco to N Egypt.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:The Moroccan population was mapped by Aulagnier and Thevenot (1986), Algerian population reviewed by Kowalski and Rzebik-Kowalska (1991), the Libyan segment by Ranck (1968), and the Egyptian by Osborn and Helmy (1980). Chromosomal data summarized by Qumsiyeh and Schlitter (1991).
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Synonyms:

    faroulti Thomas, 1920
    natronensis De Winton, 1903

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