Taxonomic status and karyological characters of meriones tristrami thomas, 1892 (mammalia: rodentia) in Turkey Türkiye meriones tristrami thomas, 1892 (mammalia: rodentia)'lerinin taksonomik durumu ve karyolojik özellikleri


Turkish Journal of Zoology, vol.21, no.1, pp.57-62, 1997 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Journal Name: Turkish Journal of Zoology
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.57-62
  • Keywords: Karyology, Meriones tristrami, Taxonomi, Turkey
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated: Yes


In this study, karyological and morphological characters of 56 specimens of Meriones tristrami Thomas, 1892 collected from different districts of Turkey, were examined in detail. The characters examined were compared with themselves and the published data. In the result of the comparisons, it has been determined that subspecies of Merions tristrami blackleri Thomas, 1903, Meriones tristami lycaon Thomas, 1919 were distributs throughout Turkey, and also in Iǧdir and Aralik, the specimens similar to Meriones tristrami bodenheimeri Aharoni, 1932 were occured.