Ring-tailed ground squirrel

Ring-tailed ground squirrel
Ring-tailed ground squirrel
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Notocitellus
Species: N. annulatus
Binomial name
Notocitellus annulatus
(Audubon and Bachman, 1842)

Spermophilus annulatus Audubon and Bachman, 1842

The ring-tailed ground squirrel (Notocitellus annulatus) is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is endemic to the Pacific coast region of central Mexico.[2]


  1. ^ Álvarez-Castañeda, S. T., Castro-Arellano, I., Lacher, T. & Vázquez, E. (2008). Spermophilus annulatus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 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. http://www.webcitation.org/62dP5i1JK.