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European Ground Squirrel
Spermophilus citellus (Linnaeus, 1766)

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

Scientific synonyms

Citellus citellus (Linnaeus, 1766)

Other names

= European Souslik

Vulnerable

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juvenile animal

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Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Spermophilus citellus citellus (Linnaeus, 1766) - Common European Ground Squirrel

Spermophilus citellus citellus - Common European Ground Squirrel

subspecies Spermophilus citellus gradojevici (Martino, 1929)
subspecies Spermophilus citellus istricus (Kalinesku, 1934)
subspecies Spermophilus citellus martinoi (Peshchev, 1955)

Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [305739]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Spermophilus citellus (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [20472]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Spermophilus citellus (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Spermophilus citellus Linnaeus, 1766]
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 citellus (Linnaeus, 1766)]

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