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Title: Spermophilus relictus  
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Subject: Spermophilus ralli, Spermophilus, Sciurotamias, Taurus ground squirrel, Alashan ground squirrel
Collection: Animals Described in 1923, Spermophilus
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Spermophilus relictus

Spermophilus relictus
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Spermophilus
Species: S. relictus
Binomial name
Spermophilus relictus
(Kashkarov, 1923)

Citellus relictus
Urocitellus relictus

Spermophilus relictus is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. It is sometimes called the relict ground squirrel or the Tien Shan ground squirrel, a name also used for Spermophilus ralli, which is sometimes considered the same species.


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