Mexican ground squirrel

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Mexican ground squirrel
Mexican ground squirrel.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Ictidomys
Species: I. mexicanus
Binomial name
Ictidomys mexicanus
(Erxleben, 1777)

Spermophilus mexicanus

The Mexican ground squirrel (Ictidomys mexicanus) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is found in Mexico and the United States.


  1. ^ Linzey, A. V., Timm, R., Álvarez-Castañeda, S. T., Castro-Arellano, I. & Lacher, T. (2008). Spermophilus mexicanus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 8 January 2009.