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SPECIES Spermophilus (Xerospermophilus) tereticaudus

Author:Baird, 1858.
Citation:Mammalia, in Repts. U.S. Expl. Surv., 8(1): 315.
Common Name:Round-tailed Ground Squirrel
Type Locality:[Old] "Fort Yuma" [Imperial Co., California, USA].
Distribution:Deserts of SE California, S Nevada, W Arizona (USA), NE Baja California and Sonora (Mexico).
Status:U.S. ESA Candidate taxon as S. t. chlorus; IUCN Data Deficient as S. t. chlorus, otherwise Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Xerospermophilus (Hall, 1981:405). Reviewed by Ernest and Mares (1987, Mammalian Species No. 274). See also mohavensis.
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SUBSPECIES tereticaudus

SUBSPECIES apricus

SUBSPECIES chlorus

SUBSPECIES neglectus

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