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SPECIES Gerbillus (Gerbillus) hoogstraali

Author:Lay, 1975.
Citation:Fieldiana Zool., 65: 90.
Common Name:Hoogstraal’s Gerbil
Type Locality:Morocco, 7 km S Taroudannt.
Distribution:Recorded only from Morocco in the Souss Plain (between High Atlas and Anti Atlas Mtns) and the type locality (Aulagnier, in litt.; see map in Aulagnier and Thevenot, 1986).
Status:IUCN – Critically Endangered.
Comments:Subgenus Gerbillus. Diagnostic features along with morphological and chromosomal comparisons between G. hoogstraali and Moroccan G. hesperinus and G. occiduus presented by Lay (1975). Associated with G. latastei by Pavlinov et al. (1990). Reviewed by Aulagnier and Thevenot (1986).



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