Spermophilus relictus

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Spermophilus relictus
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Spermophilus
S. relictus
Binomial name
Spermophilus relictus
(Kashkarov, 1923)

Citellus relictus
Urocitellus relictus

Spermophilus relictus is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is found in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. It is sometimes called the relict ground squirrel or the Tien Shan ground squirrel, a name also used for Spermophilus ralli, which is sometimes considered the same species.


  1. ^ a b Tsytsulina, K. (2008). "Spermophilus relictus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature.