Wyoming ground squirrel

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

Spermophilus elegans Kennicott, 1863

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

It is endemic to the Northwestern United States.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Yensen, E. & NatureServe (Mabee, T. & Hammerson, G.) (2008). Spermophilus elegans. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 8 January 2009.