Somali Pygmy Gerbil

Somali Pygmy Gerbil
Somali Pygmy Gerbil
Temporal range: Recent
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Gerbillinae
Tribe: Gerbillini
Subtribe: Gerbillina
Genus: Microdillus
Thomas, 1910
Species: M. peeli
Binomial name
Microdillus peeli
(de Winton, 1898)

The Somali Pygmy Gerbil (Microdillus peeli) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is the only species in the genus Microdillus. It is found only in Somalia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry shrubland.

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