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SPECIES Ammospermophilus insularis

Author:Nelson and Goldman, 1909.
Citation:Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 22: 24.
Common Name:Espiritu Santo Island Antelope Squirrel
Type Locality:"Espiritu Santo Island, Lower California [=Baja California Sur], Mexico."
Distribution:Known only from the type locality.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Considered a distinct species (Hall, 1981:381); may be most closely related to A. harrisii (Mascarello and Bolles, 1980). Reviewed by Best et al. (1990a, Mammalian Species No. 364).
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