genus Gerbillus


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Noun1.genus Gerbillus - type genus of the Gerbillinae: typical gerbilsgenus Gerbillus - type genus of the Gerbillinae: typical gerbils
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
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This is probably related to a phenotypic evolution due to selective pressure, as is also the case in the genus Gerbillus.
The difference, in this case, between molecular and morphometric analysis can be explained by a high rate of phenotypic evolution, this suggests the action of different selective pressures or functional constraints in the morphological evolution of the genus Lemniscomys, as in the case of the genus Gerbillus (Abiath, 2002; Abiath et al., 2010).