Long-clawed ground squirrel

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The long-clawed ground squirrel (Spermophilopsis leptodactylus) is a squirrel species native to grasslands and deserts in northeastern Iran, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, northwestern Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.[1]

Long-clawed ground squirrel
Temporal range: Recent
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Spermophilopsis
Blasius, 1884
S. leptodactylus
Binomial name
Spermophilopsis leptodactylus
(Lichtenstein, 1823)


  1. ^ a b Molur, S. (2016). "Spermophilopsis leptodactylus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T20471A115158585. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T20471A22249018.en.{{cite iucn}}: error: |doi= / |page= mismatch (help)
  • Thorington, R. W. Jr. and R. S. Hoffman. 2005. Family Sciuridae. Pp. 754–818 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

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