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SPECIES Gerbillus (Hendecapleura) grobbeni

Author:Klaptocz, 1909.
Citation:Zool. Jahrb., Syst., 27: 252.
Common Name:Grobben’s Gerbil
Type Locality:Libya, Cyrenaica, Dernah.
Distribution:Known only from the type locality.
Status:IUCN – Critically Endangered.
Comments:Subgenus Hendecapleura. Petter (1975b) and Corbet (1978c) included grobbeni in G. nanus, but Lay (1983) agreed with Ranck (1968) in retaining grobbeni as a species until its status is clarified .
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