Taxon profile


Arctic Ground Squirrel
Spermophilus parryii (Richardson, 1825)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Rodentia - rodents »  family Sciuridae - squirrels »  genus Spermophilus

Scientific synonyms

Citellus buxtoni Allen, 1903
Citellus parryi
Citellus parryii
Citellus stejnegeri Allen, 1903
Spermophilus brunniceps Kittlitz, 1858
Spermophilus leucosticus Brandt, 1844

IUCN category:Least Concern


Taxon in country check-lists

[No associated text for selected language]

Included taxa

Number of records: 10

subspecies Spermophilus parryii ablusus Osgood, 1903
subspecies Spermophilus parryii kennicottii Ross, 1861
subspecies Spermophilus parryii kodiacensis (J. A. Allen, 1874)
subspecies Spermophilus parryii leucostictus Brandt, 1844
subspecies Spermophilus parryii lyratus Hall & Gilmore, 1932
subspecies Spermophilus parryii nebulicola Osgood, 1903
subspecies Spermophilus parryii osgoodi Merriam, 1900
subspecies Spermophilus parryii parryii (Richardson, 1825)
subspecies Spermophilus parryii plesius Osgood, 1900
subspecies Spermophilus parryii stejnegeri J. A. Allen, 1903

Links and literature

EN Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [51712]

Fossilworks - Paleobiology Database [] [as Spermophilus parryii (Richardson, 1825)]
Data retrieved on: 13 December 2015
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [20488]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Spermophilus parryii (Richardson, 1825)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Spermophilus parryii Richardson, 1825]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Spermophilus parryii (Richardson, 1825)]

Contributions to BioLib

Help us to expand this encyclopedia! If you are logged in, you can add new subtaxa, vernacular and scientific names, texts, images or intertaxon relationships for this taxon.