Przewalski's gerbil

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Przewalski's gerbil or Przewalski's jird (Brachiones przewalskii) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is the only species in the genus Brachiones, and is found only in China.

Przewalski's gerbil
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Brachiones
Thomas, 1925
B. przewalskii
Binomial name
Brachiones przewalskii
(Büchner, 1889)


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