Piute ground squirrel

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Piute ground squirrel
Urocitellus mollis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Urocitellus
Species: U. mollis
Binomial name
Urocitellus mollis
(Kennicott, 1863)

Spermophilus mollis Kennicott, 1863

The Piute ground squirrel (Urocitellus mollis) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae.

It is endemic to the Western United States, in parts of California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. It is found in the Great Basin region.


  1. ^ Yensen, E. & Hammerson, G. (2008). "Spermophilus mollis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 8 January 2009.