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Citellus (Otospermophilus) bensoni
Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae
It was recombined as Citellus (Otospermophilus) bensoni by Bryant (1945); it was recombined as Spermophilus bensoni by Hemming (1956), Shotwell (1968) and Kurten and Anderson (1980).
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|M. D. Bryant 1945||Length of mandibular tooth row about 10.3. Summit of the right upper molar narrow; anterior cingulum, protoloph, and metaloph about equal in length; metaloph with distinct metacone and metaconule, the latter rounded and not connected to the protocone. Posterior part of M3 like that of C. cochisei. MP3 relatively small as compared with M3 in living species, and with an isolated metaconule|