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Persian Jird
Meriones persicus (Blanford, 1875)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Rodentia - rodents »  family Muridae - mice »  genus Meriones - Jirds

Scientific synonyms

Meriones (Parameriones) persicus (Blanford, 1875)

Least Concern LC

Images

Meriones persicus - Persian Jird

Author: Karel Kodejš

Meriones persicus - Persian Jird

Author: Karel Kodejš

Meriones persicus - Persian Jird

Author: Karel Kodejš

Meriones persicus - Persian Jird

Author: Karel Kodejš

Meriones persicus - Persian Jird

Meriones persicus persicus or M. p. gurganensis from Iran

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Meriones persicus - Persian Jird

Meriones persicus persicus or M. p. gurganensis from Iran

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Meriones persicus suschkini - Turkmenian Persian Jird

Meriones persicus suschkini - Turkmenian Persian Jird

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subspecies Meriones persicus ambrosius Thomas, 1919
subspecies Meriones persicus baptistae Thomas, 1920
subspecies Meriones persicus gurganensis Goodwin, 1939
subspecies Meriones persicus persicus (Blanford, 1875)
subspecies Meriones persicus rossicus Heptner, 1931 - Caucasian Persian Jird

Meriones persicus rossicus

subspecies Meriones persicus suschkini (Kashkarov, 1925) - Turkmenian Persian Jird

Meriones persicus suschkini


Links and literature

EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [13166]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Meriones persicus (Blanford, 1875)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Meriones persicus Blanford, 1875]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Meriones persicus (Blanford, 1875)]

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