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SPECIES Spermophilus (Ictidomys) perotensis

Author:Merriam, 1893.
Citation:Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash., 8: 131.
Common Name:Perote Ground Squirrel
Type Locality:"Perote, Veracruz, Mexico."
Distribution:Veracruz and Puebla (EC Mexico).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Subgenus Ictidomys (Hall, 1981:397). Sister species to spilosoma (Harrison et al., 2003). Chromosomes described by Uribe-Alcocer et al. (1979). Reviewed by Best and Ceballos (1995, Mammalian Species No. 507).
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