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SPECIES Dipodillus (Petteromys) somalicus

Author:Thomas, 1910.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 8, 5: 197.
Common Name:Somalian Dipodil
Type Locality:Somalia, Upper Sheikh.
Distribution:Somalia (Lay, 1983) and Djibouti (Pearch et al., 2001).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc) as Gerbillus somalicus.
Comments:Subgenus Petteromys. Included in D. campestris by F. Petter (1975b) and Pavlinov et al. (1990), but treated by Lay (1983) as a distinct species pending taxonomic revision.
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