Spermophilus wilsoni Shotwell 1956 (ground squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Alternative combinations: Citellus wilsoni, Otospermophilus wilsoni

Full reference: J. A. Shotwell. 1956. Hemphillian mammalian assemblage from northeastern Oregon. Geological Society America Bulletin 67

Belongs to Spermophilus according to W. W. Korth 1994

See also Barnosky 1986, Shotwell 1956, Shotwell 1968, Shotwell 1970 and Wilson and Reeder 1993

Sister taxa: Spermophilus armatus, Spermophilus beecheyi, Spermophilus boothi, Spermophilus cochisei, Spermophilus columbianus, Spermophilus cragini, Spermophilus cyanocittus, Spermophilus dotti, Spermophilus elegans, Spermophilus finlayensis, Spermophilus franklinii, Spermophilus fricki, Spermophilus howelli, Spermophilus jerae, Spermophilus johnstoni, Spermophilus lateralis, Spermophilus lorisrusselli, Spermophilus matachicensis, Spermophilus matthewi, Spermophilus mcgheei, Spermophilus mckayensis, Spermophilus meadensis, Spermophilus meltoni, Spermophilus mexicanus, Spermophilus parryii, Spermophilus primitivus, Spermophilus rexroadensis, Spermophilus richardsonii, Spermophilus russelli, Spermophilus shotwelli, Spermophilus spilosoma, Spermophilus superciliosus, Spermophilus taylori, Spermophilus townsendii, Spermophilus tridecemlineatus, Spermophilus tuitus, Spermophilus variegatus, Spermophilus wellingtonensis, Citellus ridgwayi, Citellus (Otospermophilus) gidleyi, Citellus (Otospermophilus) argonautus, Citellus (Otospermophilus) bensoni

Type specimen: Its type locality is McKay Reservoir, which is in a Hemphillian pond sandstone in the McKay Formation of Oregon

Ecology: semifossorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Hemphillian of United States (5: Oregon collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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