Ammospermophilus leucurus Merriam 1889 (white-tailed antelope squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Alternative combinations: Spermophilus leucurus, Tamias leucurus

Belongs to Ammospermophilus according to D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder 1993

See also Alroy 2002 and Kurten and Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: Ammospermophilus fossilis, Ammospermophilus hanfordi, Ammospermophilus interpres, Ammospermophilus jeffriesi, Ammospermophilus junturensis

Ecology: semifossorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: New Mexico, Utah collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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