Spermophilus relictus

Spermophilus relictus
Spermophilus relictus
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Spermophilus
Species: S. relictus
Binomial name
Spermophilus relictus
(Kashkarov, 1923)

Citellus relictus[1]
Urocitellus relictus[1]

Spermophilus relictus is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. It is sometimes called the relict ground squirrel or the Tien Shan ground squirrel, a name also used for Spermophilus ralli, which is sometimes considered the same species.