King jird

The king jird (Meriones rex) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Saudi Arabia and Yemen.

King jird
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Meriones
M. rex
Binomial name
Meriones rex
Yerbury & Thomas, 1895


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