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SPECIES Spermophilus (Spermophilus) armatus

Author:Kennicott, 1863.
Citation:Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 15: 158.
Common Name:Uinta Ground Squirrel
Type Locality:"In the foothills of the Uinta Mountains, near Fort Bridger, [Uinta Co.] Wyo[ming]." [USA].
Distribution:SC Utah to S Montana, SE Idaho to W Wyoming (USA).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Spermophilus (Hall, 1981:386). Largely allopatric with its sister species, beldingi (Harrison et al., 2003). Reviewed by Eshelman and Sonnemann (2000; Mammalian Species No. 637).
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