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Spermophilus columbianus (Columbian ground squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Taxonomy
Arctomys columbianus was named by Ord (1815). It is extant.

It was recombined as Citellus columbianus by Sealander (1964); it was recombined as Spermophilus columbianus by Kurten and Anderson (1980).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1815Arctomys columbianus Ord
1964Citellus columbianus Sealander p. 602
1980Spermophilus columbianus Kurten and Anderson p. 215

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
superfamilySciuroidea
familySciuridae
tribeMarmotini
genusSpermophilusCuvier 1825
speciescolumbianus(Ord 1815)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available