The desert dormouse (Selevinia betpakdalaensis) is a species of rodent in the dormouse family Gliridae. When it was first found, the species was placed in its own family, the Seleviniidae, but now it is considered to be a dormouse. It is the only species in the genus Selevinia.
Temporal range: Recent
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