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Meriones (Pallasiomys)  Heptner, 1933
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970545

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subgenus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderMyomorpha Brandt, 1855 – Rats, souris, Mice, Rats, Voles, Gerbils, Hamsters, Lemmings  
                                     SuperfamilyMuroidea Illiger, 1811  
                                        FamilyMuridae Illiger, 1811 – campagnols, rats, souris, mice, rats, voles  
                                           SubfamilyGerbillinae Gray, 1825  
                                              GenusMeriones Illiger, 1811 – Jirds  
                                                 SubgenusMeriones (Pallasiomys) Heptner, 1933  
    Direct Children:  
                                                    SpeciesMeriones arimalius Cheesman and Hinton, 1924 – Arabian Jird 
                                                    SpeciesMeriones chengi Wang, 1964 – Cheng's Jird 
                                                    SpeciesMeriones crassus Sundevall, 1842 – Sundevall's Jird 
                                                    SpeciesMeriones dahli Shidlovsky, 1962 – Dahl's Jird 
                                                    SpeciesMeriones grandis Cabrera, 1907 – Moroccan Jird 
                                                    SpeciesMeriones libycus Lichtenstein, 1823 – Libyan Jird 
                                                    SpeciesMeriones meridianus (Pallas, 1773) – Mid-day Jird, Midday Jird, Midday Gerbil, Little Chinese Jird 
                                                    SpeciesMeriones sacramenti Thomas, 1922 – Buxton's Jird 
                                                    SpeciesMeriones shawi (Duvernoy, 1842) – Shaw's Jird 
                                                    SpeciesMeriones tristrami Thomas, 1892 – Tristram's Jird 
                                                    SpeciesMeriones unguiculatus (Milne-Edwards, 1867) – Mongolian Jird, Clawed Jird 
                                                    SpeciesMeriones vinogradovi Heptner, 1931 – Vinogradov's Jird 
                                                    SpeciesMeriones zarudnyi Heptner, 1937 – Zarudny's Jird 

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Musser, Guy G., and Michael D. Carleton / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.   
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Superfamily Muroidea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 894-1531   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Meriones (Pallasiomys)   

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