Cascade golden-mantled ground squirrel

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Cascade golden-mantled ground squirrel
Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrel, Mount Rainier, July 2006.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Callospermophilus
Species: C. saturatus
Binomial name
Callospermophilus saturatus
(Rhoads, 1895)

Spermophilus saturatus

The Cascade golden-mantled ground squirrel (Callospermophilus saturatus) is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found in the Cascade Mountains in the province of British Columbia, Canada and the state of Washington, United States.[1][2]

A Cascade golden-mantled ground squirrel in Mt. Rainier


  1. ^ a b Linzey, A. V. & Hammerson, G. (2008). Spermophilus saturatus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 8 January 2009.
  2. ^ Helgen, Kristofer M.; Cole, F. Russel; Helgen, Lauren E.; and Wilson, Don E (2009). "Generic Revision in the Holarctic Ground Squirrel Genus Spermophilus". Journal of Mammalogy 90 (2): 270–305. doi:10.1644/07-MAMM-A-309.1. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 October 2011. 

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