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SPECIES Gerbillus (Gerbillus) perpallidus

Author:Setzer, 1958.
Citation:J. Egypt Publ. Health Assoc., 33: 221.
Common Name:Pale Gerbil
Type Locality:Egypt, Bir Victoria.
Distribution:N Egypt, west of the Nile River.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Gerbillus. Treated as a species by most authors except Cockrum (1977) who placed it in G. latastei. See Lay (1983), Osborn and Helmy (1980), and Pavlinov et al. (1990) for reviews of this distinctive species.
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