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Noun1.Citellus - typical ground squirrelsCitellus - typical ground squirrels    
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Sciuridae, Sciuridae - a mammal family of true squirrels including: ground squirrels; marmots; chipmunks; flying squirrels; spermophiles
spermophile, ground squirrel, gopher - any of various terrestrial burrowing rodents of Old and New Worlds; often destroy crops
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Study of range-wide phylogeography of the European ground squirrel (Spermophilus citellus Linnaeus, 1766) shed some light on the predicted refugia for continental climate adapted species.
Coccidian parasites (Eucoccidia: Eimeriidae) in European ground squirrel (Spermophilus citellus L., 1766) (Rodentia: Sciuridae) from Bulgaria.
The rate of transfer of fleas among Citellus, Rattus and Sylvilagus under field conditions in southern California.
Biased disappearance is found in other species of ground squirrel (Spermophilus citellus, Hoffmann et al., 2004; U.
Thus present study correlates well with the morphological and histological observations of ovaries in Indian palm squirrel, wild ground squirrel (Citellus dauricus Brandt) and European ground squirrels (Spermophilus citellus) (Seth & Prasad; Millesi et al, 2008; Bao et al, 2014).
Otasevic et al., "The impact of cold acclimation and hibernation on antioxidant defenses in the ground squirrel (Spermophilus citellus): an update," Free Radical Biology and Medicine, vol.
thrichomysi Minas Gerais Brazil Lopes Torres et al., 2011 ([section]) Cited as Citellus richardsoni by Tiner, 1950; * Cited as Cavia agouti by Rudolphi, 1819; ([dagger]) Cited as Thomomys fossor by Hall, 1916; ([double dagger]) Cited as Citellus beecheyi by Chandler, 1945; [alpha] Cited as Akodon longipilis by Babero, Cattan and Cabello, 1976; # Cited as Oryzomys nigripes by Correa Gomes et al., 1992.
2010: Nest material selection affects nest insulation quality for the European ground squirrel (Spermophilus citellus).--Journal of Mammalogy 91: 636-641.
The region's terrain allows hunting raptors a clear view of tasty morsels such as the Eastern European hedgehog (Erinaceus concolor), brown hare (Lepus europaeus) and European ground squirrel (Spermophylus citellus).