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Spermophilus ralli  (Kuznetsov, 1948)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 930269

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Tien Shan Ground Squirrel [English]
 
       
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderSciuromorpha Brandt, 1855 – squirrels  
                                     FamilySciuridae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817 – squirrels, marmots, chipmunks  
                                        SubfamilyXerinae Osborn, 1910  
                                           TribeMarmotini Pocock, 1923 – Holarctic ground squirrels  
                                              GenusSpermophilus F. Cuvier, 1825 – Ground Squirrels, old world ground squirrels  
                                                 SpeciesSpermophilus ralli (Kuznetsov, 1948) – Tien Shan Ground Squirrel  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Helgen, K. M., F. R. Cole, L. E. Helgen, and D. E. Wilson  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Generic revision in the Holarctic ground squirrel genus Spermophilus   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Mammalogy, vol. 90, no. 2   
  Page(s): 270-305   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-2372   
  Notes: Available online at http://www.jstor.org/stable/30224475   
  Reference for: Spermophilus ralli   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Thorington, Richard W., Jr., and Robert S. Hoffman / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Sciuridae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 754-818   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
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  Reference for: Spermophilus ralli, Tien Shan Ground Squirrel [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Thorington, Richard W., Jr., John L. Koprowski, Michael A. Steele, and James F. Whatton  
  Publication Date: 2012   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Squirrels of the World   
  Page(s): vii + 459   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-4214-0469-9   
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  Reference for: Spermophilus ralli, Tien Shan Ground Squirrel [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Southern Asia  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Subgenus Spermophilus. This species is usually included in S. relictus as an allopatric subspecies, but molecular sequence data indicate that the two taxa are separate (Harrison et al., 2003). Kuznetsov's name is regarded as having priority over ralli (Heptner, 1948a; a replacement name for pygmaeus arenicola; and thus preoccupied), but Pavlinov and Rossolimo (1987) indicated that Kuznetsov (1948) might not have been published in May, but later, in July-August, while pygmaeus ralli was publ...  
 

 

   

 
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