Urocitellus townsendii

Urocitellus townsendii

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Sciuromorpha 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Cladus: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohors: Theria
Cohors: Eutheria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Cladus: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Sciuromorpha

Familia: Sciuridae
Subfamilia: Xerinae
Tribus: Marmotini
Genus: Urocitellus
Species: Urocitellus townsendii
Subspecies: U. t. nancyae – U. t. townsendii

NameEdit

Urocitellus townsendii (Bachman, 1839)

  • Type locality: On the Columbia River, about 300 miles [483 km] above its mouth. Restricted by A.H. Howell (1938:60, 62) to west bank of Walla Walla River near confluence with Columbia River (near Wallula, Walla Walla Co., Washington, USA).

SynonymsEdit

  • Homotypic
  • Citellus townsendii (Bachman, 1839)
  • Spermophilus townsendii Bachman, 1839 (Original combination)
  • Heterotypic
  • Spermophilus mollis yakimensis Merriam, 1898

ReferencesEdit

Primary referencesEdit

Vernacular namesEdit

English: Townsend's Ground Squirrel
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