Espíritu Santo antelope squirrel

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Espíritu Santo antelope squirrel
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Ammospermophilus
Species: A. insularis
Binomial name
Ammospermophilus insularis
Nelson and Goldman, 1909

The Espíritu Santo antelope squirrel (Ammospermophilus insularis) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae.[1] It is endemic to Mexico, where it is known only from the island of Espíritu Santo in the Gulf of California. It is considered a synonym of Ammospermophilus leucurus by the 2008 IUCN Red List.

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  1. ^ Thorington, R. W., Jr.; Hoffman, R. S. (2005). "Family Sciuridae". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 797. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 

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