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Ammodile

Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Subfamily: Gerbillinae
Tribe: Ammodillini
Pavlinov, 1981
Genus: Ammodillus
Thomas, 1904
Species: A. imbellis
Binomial name
Ammodillus imbellis
(de Winton, 1898)

The ammodile, walo or Somali gerbil, Ammodillus imbellis, is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is the only species in the genus Ammodillus. It is found in Ethiopia and Somalia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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