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Five-toed pygmy jerboa

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The five-toed pygmy jerboa (Cardiocranius paradoxus) is a species of rodent in the family Dipodidae. It is monotypic within the genus Cardiocranius.[citation needed] It is found in China, Kazakhstan, and Mongolia.

Five-toed pygmy jerboa
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Dipodidae
Subfamily: Cardiocraniinae
Tribe: Cardiocraniini
Vinogradov, 1925
Genus: Cardiocranius
Satunin, 1903
C. paradoxus
Binomial name
Cardiocranius paradoxus
Satunin, 1903

Its natural habitat is temperate desert. This species is not well known and its population and conservation status are unresolved.


  1. ^ Batsaikhan, N.; Avirmed, D. & Tinnin, D. (2008). "Cardiocranius paradoxus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 15 March 2009.