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Meriones Illiger 1811 (jird)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Muridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 54139

Full reference: C. Illiger. 1811. Prodromus Systematis Mammalium et Avium

Parent taxon: Gerbillinae according to S. J. Steppan et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Epimeriones, Gerbillurus, Gerbillus, Pseudomeriones, Tatera

Subtaxa: Meriones unguiculatus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore