Ground squirrels and rock squirrels
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Genus : Spermophilus
Animals in the genus Spermophilus
|Franklin's ground squirrel|
|Columbian ground squirrel|
|Golden-mantled ground squirrel|
Facts about the genus Spermophilus, the ground squirrels and rock squirrels
The genus Spermophilus is the largest genus of ground squirrels and the one that contains the species that are most common and familiar in North America.
</table> The genus Spermophilus is the largest genus of ground squirrels and the one that contains the species that are most common and familiar in North America.
The Uinta ground squirrel (Spermophilus)is common in Yellowstone National Park. (Full text)
Their genus name (Spermophilus) is Latin and means 'seed lover' and describes its preference for eating seeds. (Full text)
The underground network for ground squirrels is not as extensive or as complex as for prairie dogs which do not live in extended
alpha 2-Macroglobulin gene expression during hibernation in ground squirrels is independent of acute phase response -- Srere et al. (Full text)
Trapping ground squirrels is easy.
Ground Squirrels is a 'pest' (an unwanted organism) that can be controlled through the use of pesticides.
Douglas Ground Squirrels is a 'pest' (an unwanted organism) that can be controlled through the use of pesticides.
" The leptin Boyer is testing on Arctic ground squirrels is made artificially from the gene in mice that codes for the hormone.
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Generally, the best time to control ground squirrels is just before vegetation begins to turn green in the spring when ground squirrels are frequently under-nourished.
Inoculating BALB/c neonatal mice with up to 10,000 Sbey03b or Sbey03c fresh oocysts from different infected hosts did not produce detectable levels of infection, suggesting that this common genotype shed by California ground squirrels is not infectious for mice and may constitute a new species of Cryptosporidium. (Full text)
Results demonstrate that the ratio of inner to outer coat depths occurring in rock squirrels is very near that theoretically predicted to minimize solar heat gain. (Full text)
Ground squirrels are being killed again Publication Date: Friday Mar 21, 1997 (Full text)
10, 2003 PT Arctic ground squirrels are one the coolest critters around -- literally. (Full text)
Range: Arctic Ground Squirrels are the largest of North America's ground squirrels (up to 14"), and the only species that lives in Alaska. (Full text)
Prairie dog and ground squirrels are important to ecosystems for two reasons.
Bartonella Strains from Ground Squirrels Are Identical to Bartonella washoensis Isolated from a Human Patient -- Kosoy et al. (Full text)
During the breeding season, from about February to April, and during the summer months, California Ground Squirrels are above ground for long periods each day.
California ground squirrels are gray with lighter flecks distributed over the surface of the back and sides. (Full text)
Ground squirrels are primarily a problem in the southern K of the state.
Ground squirrels are easily identified as they forage aboveground near their burrows.
From this tree squirrel, which has a very limited range in New Mexico, rock squirrels are distinguished by their mottled, rather than solid, dorsal coloration, and by their shorter, less bushy tails that do not have a definite white fringe.
Rock squirrels are relatively large, heavy-bodied, and have moderately long, bushy tail. (Full text)
Rock Squirrels are colonial, organized into maternal aggregations at main den sites, with one dominant male and some subordinate males at peripheral locations.
Rock squirrels are very interesting.
Rock squirrels are nearly always found in rocky areas cliffs, canyon walls, talus slopes, boulder piles, fills along highways, and so forth where they seek refuge and have their dens. (Full text)
Rock Squirrels are rodents which resemble typical tree squirrels, except they live on the ground. (Full text)
Rock squirrels are omnivorous, eating foods as diverse as mesquite beans, green shoots, insects, and carrion.
Rock Squirrels are lively and demand a lot of attention from their owners.
Round-tailed ground squirrel Rock squirrels are dormant during parts of the cold winter months. (Full text)