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    Psammomys: Brief Summary
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    Psammomys is a genus of rodents in the family Muridae.

    The etymology of the genus name derives from the two ancient greek words ψάμμος (psámmos), meaning "sand", and μῦς (mûs), meaning "mouse, rat".

    The complete nuclear DNA genome of one Psamomys species, P. obesus, has been sequenced in 2017.

    It contains the following species:

    Fat sand rat, Psammomys obesus Thin sand rat, Psammomys vexillaris
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