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SPECIES Spermophilus (Ictidomys) spilosoma

Author:Bennett, 1833.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1833: 40.
Common Name:Spotted Ground Squirrel
Type Locality:"that part of California which adjoins to Mexico." Restricted by A. H. Howell (1938:122) to Durango [City], Durango, Mexico.
Distribution:C Mexico to S Texas, SW South Dakota, and NW Arizona (USA).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Ictidomys (Hall, 1981:395). Reviewed by Streubel and Fitzgerald (1978a, Mammalian Species No. 101). See comment under perotensis. Chromosomes of the race cabrerai described by Uribe-Alcocer et al. (1978).
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SUBSPECIES spilosoma

SUBSPECIES altiplanensis

SUBSPECIES ammophilus

SUBSPECIES annectens

SUBSPECIES bavicorensis

SUBSPECIES cabrerai

SUBSPECIES canescens

SUBSPECIES cryptospilotus

SUBSPECIES marginatus

SUBSPECIES obsoletus

SUBSPECIES oricolus

SUBSPECIES pallescens

SUBSPECIES pratensis

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