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SPECIES Allactaga (Scarturus) tetradactyla

Author:Lichtenstein, 1823.
Citation:Verz. Doublet. Zool. Mus. Univ. Berlin: 2.
Common Name:Four-toed Jerboa
Type Locality:Libyan Desert between Siwa and Alexandria.
Distribution:Coastal gravel plains of Egypt and E Libya, from near Alexandria to the Gulf of Sirte (see Ranck, 1968, and Osborn and Helmy, 1980).
Status:IUCN Endangered.
Comments:Subgenus Scarturus.
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