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Ammospermophilus leucurus (white-tailed antelope squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Taxonomy
Tamias leucurus was named by Merriam (1889). It is extant.

It was recombined as Spermophilus leucurus by Hershkovitz (1949); it was recombined as Ammospermophilus leucurus by Merriam (1889), Merriam (1892), Bryant (1945), Kurten and Anderson (1980) and Wilson and Reeder (1993).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Ammospermophilus leucurus Merriam
1889Tamias leucurus Merriam
1892Ammospermophilus leucurus Merriam
1945Ammospermophilus leucurus Bryant
1949Spermophilus leucurus Hershkovitz
1980Ammospermophilus leucurus Kurten and Anderson p. 217
1993Ammospermophilus leucurus Wilson and Reeder

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
superfamilySciuroidea
familySciuridae
tribeMarmotini
genusAmmospermophilusMerriam 1892
speciesleucurus(Merriam 1889)

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