A REVIEW OF NORTH AFRICAN SHORT-TAILED GERBILS (DIPODILLUS) WITH DESCRIPTION OF A NEW TAXON FROM TUNISIA

A REVIEW OF NORTH AFRICAN SHORT-TAILED GERBILS (DIPODILLUS) WITH DESCRIPTION OF A NEW TAXON FROM... by E. L. COCKRUM, T. C. VAUGHAN and P. J. VAUGHAN Revue historique de la nomenclature des gerbillcs ä queue courte d'Afrique du Nord, et de la distribution des specimens connus. On reconnait maintenant 3 especes '.Dipodillus maghrebi au Maroc, D. simoni avec 2 sous-especes (D. s. simoni du Maroc ä la Libye occidentale, et D. s. kaiseri de la Libye Orientale ä 1'Egypte). Unc nouvelle espece, D. zakariai, est decrite des lies Kerkennah, en Tunisie. The short-tailed gerbils of North Africa are currently known from the Nile River in Egypt eastward to north-central Morocco. In all, only a very few dozen specimens have been reported from this region (see map). Taxonomically these have been named as three distinct species, one from Egypt, one from Algeria and one from Morocco. The first, Gerbillus simoni, was named by Lataste (1881 : 497) who reported and described as new, 9 individuals taken from Oued Magra, between M'sila and Barika, north of Chott du Hodna, on the high plateau of Algeria. Soon afterward (1881 : 506) Lataste erected a new subgenus (Dipodillus) that included both Gerbillus campestris and the newly named Gerbillus simoni, without designating either as the type. The following http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Mammalia - International Journal of the Systematics, Biology and Ecology of Mammals de Gruyter

A REVIEW OF NORTH AFRICAN SHORT-TAILED GERBILS (DIPODILLUS) WITH DESCRIPTION OF A NEW TAXON FROM TUNISIA

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de Gruyter
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Copyright © 2009 Walter de Gruyter
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0025-1461
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1864-1547
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10.1515/mamm.1976.40.2.313
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by E. L. COCKRUM, T. C. VAUGHAN and P. J. VAUGHAN Revue historique de la nomenclature des gerbillcs ä queue courte d'Afrique du Nord, et de la distribution des specimens connus. On reconnait maintenant 3 especes '.Dipodillus maghrebi au Maroc, D. simoni avec 2 sous-especes (D. s. simoni du Maroc ä la Libye occidentale, et D. s. kaiseri de la Libye Orientale ä 1'Egypte). Unc nouvelle espece, D. zakariai, est decrite des lies Kerkennah, en Tunisie. The short-tailed gerbils of North Africa are currently known from the Nile River in Egypt eastward to north-central Morocco. In all, only a very few dozen specimens have been reported from this region (see map). Taxonomically these have been named as three distinct species, one from Egypt, one from Algeria and one from Morocco. The first, Gerbillus simoni, was named by Lataste (1881 : 497) who reported and described as new, 9 individuals taken from Oued Magra, between M'sila and Barika, north of Chott du Hodna, on the high plateau of Algeria. Soon afterward (1881 : 506) Lataste erected a new subgenus (Dipodillus) that included both Gerbillus campestris and the newly named Gerbillus simoni, without designating either as the type. The following

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Mammalia - International Journal of the Systematics, Biology and Ecology of Mammalsde Gruyter

Published: Jan 1, 1976

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