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Ammospermophilus leucurus Merriam 1889 (white-tailed antelope squirrel)

Mammalia - Glires - Sciuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43983

Alternative combinations: Spermophilus leucurus, Tamias leucurus

Belongs to Ammospermophilus according to D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder 1993

Sister taxa: Ammospermophilus fossilis, Ammospermophilus hanfordi, Ammospermophilus interpres, Ammospermophilus jeffriesi, Ammospermophilus junturensis

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): M1 1.70 x 2.00, M2 1.80 x 2.20, M3 2.00 x 2.00, m1 1.60 x 1.90, m2 1.80 x 2.20, m3 2.20 x 2.00