Yellow ground squirrel

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Yellow ground squirrel
Spermophilus fulvus.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Spermophilus
Species: S. fulvus
Binomial name
Spermophilus fulvus
(Lichtenstein, 1823)

The yellow ground squirrel (Spermophilus fulvus) is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found in Afghanistan, China, Iran, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.


  1. ^ Tsytsulina, K., Formozov, N. & Sheftel, B. (2008). Spermophilus fulvus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 8 January 2009.