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SPECIES Spermophilus (see comments) annulatus

Author:Audubon and Bachman, 1842.
Citation:J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 8: 319.
Common Name:Ring-tailed Ground Squirrel
Type Locality:"Western prairies." Restricted by A. H. Howell (1938:163) to Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico.
Distribution:Nayarit to N Guerrero (Mexico).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Notocitellus (A. H. Howell, 1938:162) or Otospermophilus (Hall, 1981:403). See adocetes, above. Reviewed by Best (1995h, Mammalian Species No. 508).
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