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 Thirteen-lined Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus tridecemlineatus)




Thirteen-lined Ground Squirrel | Spermophilus tridecemlineatus photo
Thirteen-lined Ground Squirrel

Photograph by Mnmazur. License: Public Domain.  (view image details)

Thirteen-lined Ground Squirrel | Spermophilus tridecemlineatus photo
Ground Squirrel (Spermophilis tridecemlineatus)

Photograph by Phil Myers, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan. License: Public Domain.  (view image details)

THIRTEEN-LINED GROUND SQUIRREL FACTS

Classification
Class:Mammalia
Order:Rodentia
Family:Sciuridae
Genus:Spermophilus
Species:tridecemlineatus
Common Name:Thirteen-lined Ground Squirrel


Relatives in same Genus
  Uinta Ground Squirrel (S. armatus)
  California Ground Squirrel (S. beecheyi)
  Belding's Ground Squirrel (S. beldingi)
  Idaho Ground Squirrel (S. brunneus)
  Columbian Ground Squirrel (S. columbianus)
  Wyoming Ground Squirrel (S. elegans)
  Franklin's Ground Squirrel (S. franklinii)
  Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel (S. lateralis)
  Arctic Ground Squirrel (S. parryii)
  Richardson's Ground Squirrel (S. richardsonii)
  Spotted Ground Squirrel (S. spilosoma)
  Round-tailed Ground Squirrel (S. tereticaudus)
  Rock Squirrel (S. variegatus)