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golden-mantled ground squirrel (Callospermophilus lateralis)
Subject: golden-mantled ground squirrel (Callospermophilus lateralis)
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golden-mantled ground squirrel (Callospermophilus lateralis)

English: A Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel (Callospermophilus lateralis) photographed during a trip through the Bryce Canyon in Utah, U.S.A.; Summer 2011
Date 18 July 2011
Author Posi66

The golden-mantled ground squirrel (Callospermophilus lateralis) is a ground squirrel found in mountainous areas of western North America. It is abundant throughout its range and is equally at home in a wide variety of forest habitats, as well as rocky meadows, and even sagebrush flats. Order: Rodentia, Family: Sciuridae, Genus: Callospermophilus, Species: Callospermophilus lateralis, (Say, 1823), Synonyms: Spermophilus lateralis.

Scientific Name: Callospermophilus lateralis Say, 1823
Common Names:
English – Golden Mantled Ground Squirrel, Green River Basin Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel
Synonyms: Spermophilus lateralis (Say, 1823)
Taxonomic Notes: Spermophilus saturatus formerly was included in this species.

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