Tropical ground squirrel

Tropical ground squirrel
Tropical ground squirrel
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Notocitellus
Species: N. adocetus
Binomial name
Notocitellus adocetus
(Merriam, 1903)

Spermophilus adocetus

The tropical ground squirrel (Notocitellus adocetus) is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is endemic to upland shrub in northern Mexico.[2]


  1. ^ de Grammont, P. C. & Cuarón, A. (2008). "Spermophilus adocetus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 3.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 8 January 2009. 
  2. ^ Helgen, Kristofer M.; Cole, F. Russel; Helgen, Lauren E.; and Wilson, Don E (2009). "Generic Revision in the Holarctic Ground Squirrel Genus Spermophilus". Journal of Mammalogy 90 (2): 270–305. doi:10.1644/07-MAMM-A-309.1. Archived from the original on 22 October 2011.