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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Cohort: Placentalia
Cladus: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Myomorpha
Superfamilia: Muroidea

Familia: Muridae
Subfamilia: Gerbillinae
Genus: Taterillus
Species: Taterillus petteri
Name

Taterillus petteri Sicard, Tranier & Gautun, 1988: 188

Holotype: MNHN CG 1988-33, adult ♂, skin and skull.

Type locality: “d'un placage sableux eolien dans le voisinage de la Mare d'Oursi (14°38'N, 0°26'W), province de l'Oudalan, dans le sahel du Burkina Faso (ex Haute-Volta).”
References
Primary references

Sicard, B., Tranier, M. & Gautun, J.-C. 1988. Un rongeur nouveau du Burkina Faso (ex Haute-Volta): Taterillus petteri, sp. nov. (Rodentia, Gerbillidae). Mammalia 52(2): 187–198. DOI: 10.1515/mamm.1988.52.2.187 Reference page.

Links

Taterillus petteri in Mammal Species of the World.
Wilson, Don E. & Reeder, DeeAnn M. (Editors) 2005. Mammal Species of the World – A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third edition. ISBN 0-8018-8221-4.
IUCN: Taterillus petteri (Least Concern)

Vernacular names
English: Petter's Gerbil, Petter’s Tateril

Petter's gerbil or Petter's tateril (Taterillus petteri) is a species of rodent found in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, arable land, and rural gardens.
References

Cassola, F. (2016). "Taterillus petteri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T21527A22416609. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T21527A22416609.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.

Musser, G.G.; Carleton, M.D. (2005). "Superfamily Muroidea". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 894–1531. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.

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