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Spermophilus elegans (Wyoming ground squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Taxonomy
Spermophilus elegans was named by Kennicott (1863). It is extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Spermophilus richardsonii by Bailey (1893) and Hall (1981); it was recombined as Citellus elegans by Howell (1928), Hibbard (1937) and Davis (1939).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1863Spermophilus elegans Kennicott
1928Citellus elegans Howell
1937Citellus elegans Hibbard p. 233
1939Citellus elegans Davis
1967Citellus kimballensis Kent
1982Spermophilus elegans Fagerstone
1985Spermophilus elegans Michener and Koeppel
1992Spermophilus elegans Dalquest and Schultz
1993Spermophilus elegans Wilson and Reeder

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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
specieselegansKennicott 1863

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