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SPECIES Atlantoxerus getulus

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 64.
Common Name:Barbary Ground Squirrel
Type Locality:"in Africa." Restricted by Thomas (1911a:149) to "Barbary;" and by Cabrera (1932:217) to Agadir, Morocco.
Distribution:Grand and Middle Atlas south to Agadir and N edge of Sahara (Morocco), NW Algeria.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:For synonyms see Corbet (1978c:79).
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Synonyms:

    praetextus Wagner, 1842
    trivittatus (Gray, 1842)

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