Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Dipodidae
Subfamily : Cardiocraniinae
Facts about the subfamily Cardiocraniinae, the dwarf jerboas
Mongols have different names for different jerboas: the large, long-eared ones are called alagdaaga (this word became their scientific name), small short-eared ones are emuraanch, and dwarf jerboas are called daahai.