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SPECIES Spermophilus (see comments) columbianus

Author:Ord, 1815.
Citation:In Guthrie, New Geogr., Hist., Coml. Grammar, Philadelphia, 2nd ed., 2: 292.
Common Name:Columbian Ground Squirrel
Type Locality:"Between the forks of the Clearwater and Kooskooskie rivers," [Idaho Co., Idaho, USA].
Distribution:SE British Columbia and W Alberta (Canada) to NE Oregon, C Idaho, and C Montana (USA).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Urocitellus according to Gromov et al. (1965:196), but Hall (1981:381) included Urocitellus in subgenus Spermophilus. Chromosomes described by Nadler et al. (1975a). Reviewed by Elliot and Flinders (1991, Mammalian Species No. 372).


SUBSPECIES columbianus

SUBSPECIES ruficaudus


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