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  • These include fat sand rats (Psammomys obesus and Psammomys vexillaris), which are adapted to feed on the leaves and stems of salty succulents, as well as other desert-adapted species such as Meriones shawi, M. crassus, Jaculus jaculus, J. orientalis, Massoutiera mzabi, Ctenodactylus vali, C. gundi, and Pachyuromys duprasi.

    Saharan halophytics

  • Common rodents are gerbil Gerbillus dasyurus and the Sundevall's jird Meriones crassus.

    Arabian Oryx Sanctuary, Oman

  • This ecoregion contains a single endemic mammal, Cheng's jird (Meriones chengi).

    Junggar Basin semi-desert

  • A variety of rodents such as gerbils (Rhombomys, Meriones), and more than ten species of jerboas (Allactaga, Dipus, Paradipus, Eremodipus, Stylodipus) are found here.

    Central Asian northern desert

  • Diomed the divine break over the head of Meriones that great brazen helmet of ten points? why did Achilles and Hector hew each other up with vast blows of their lances?

    Les Miserables

  • Rodents characteristic of the Basin include Meriones unguiculatus, Dipus sagitta, Citellus erithrogenus, and Phodopus roborovskii.

    Great Lakes Basin desert steppe

  • No single vessel would have dared attack Meriones.

    Shield of Thunder

  • Meriones, carrying a powerful black bow, ran to join Odysseus.

    Shield of Thunder

  • “It made me proud when Meriones praised you,” he said.

    Shield of Thunder

  • Before Odysseus could reply, they were joined by the black-bearded Meriones.

    Shield of Thunder


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