Spermophilus lateralis — Literature

Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel learn more about names for this taxon

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  • Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes. 2003. Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada
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  • Bartels and Thompson (1993) Spermophilus lateralis. Mamm Species, 440:1-8.
  • Bartels, M. A., and D. P. Thompson. 1993. Spermophilus lateralis. Mammalian Species 440:1-8.
  • Bartels, M., D. Thompson. April 23, 1993. Spermophilus lateralis. Pp. 1-8 in Mammalian Species No. 440. American Society of Mammalogists.
  • Bihr, K., R. Smith. 1998. Location, structure and contents of burrows of *Spermophulus lateralis* and *Tamias minimus*, two ground-dwelling sciurids. Southwestern Naturalist, 43(3): 352-362.
  • Cameron, D. M. 1967. Gestation period of the golden-mantled ground squirrel (Citellus lateralis). Journal of Mammalogy 48:492-493.
  • Clark, T. W., and D. D. Skyrja. 1969. Postnatal development and growth of the Golden-mantled ground squirrel, Spermophilus lateralis lateralis. Journal of Mammalogy 50:627-629.
  • Encyclopedia Britanica Online, "Colorado tick fever" (On-line). Accessed November 14, 2001 at search.eb.com/bol/topic?eu=25245&sctn=1&pm=1>.
  • Ferron, J. 1985. Social behaviour of the golden-mantled ground squirrel (*Spermophilus lateralis*). Canadian Journal of Zoology, 63(11): 2529-2533.
  • Frank, C., K. Storey. 1995. Optimal depot fat composition for hibernation by golden-mantled ground squirrels (*Spermophilus lateralis*). Journal of Comparitive Physiology, 164: 536-542.
  • Hall, E. R. 1946. Mammals of Nevada. University of California Press, Berkeley, California, USA.
  • Hayssen, V., A. V. Tienhoven, and A. V. Tienhoven. 1993. Asdell's Patterns of Mammalian Reproduction: A Compendium of Species-Specific Data. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, USA.
  • Helgen, K. M., F. R. Cole, L. E. Helgen, and D. E. Wilson. 2009. Generic revision in the Holarctic ground squirrel genus Spermophilus. Journal of Mammalogy, vol. 90, no. 2. 270-305
  • Holmes, W. 1995. The ontogeny of littermate preferences in juvenile golden-mantled ground squirrels: effects of rearing and relatedness. Animal Behaviour, 50(2): 309-322.
  • Iwaniuk, A. 2001. Interspecific variation in sexual dimorphism in brain size in Nearctic ground squirrels (*Spermophilus* spp.). Canadian Journal of Zoology, 79: 759-765.
  • Kenagy, G. J., and S. C. Trombulak. 1986. Size and Function of Mammalian Testes in Relation to Body Size. Journal of Mammalogy 67:1-22.
  • Lovegrove, B. G. 2000. The Zoogeography of Mammalian Basal Metabolic Rate. American Naturalist 156:201-219.
  • Mace, G. 1979. The Evolutionary Ecology of Small Mammals. University of Sussex.
  • McKeever, S. 1964. The biology of the golden mantled ground squirrel, Citellus lateralis. Ecological Monographs 34:383-406.
  • Meier, P. T. 1983. Relative Brain Size within the North-American Sciuridae. Journal of Mammalogy 64:642-647.
  • Murie, J. O., D. A. Boag, and V. K. Kivett. 1980. Litter Size in Columbian Ground Squirrels (Spermophilus columbianus). Journal of Mammalogy 61:237-244.
  • Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 16, 2011 at http://animaldiversity.org. http://www.animaldiversity.org
  • National Wildlife Federation, Unknown date. "Golden-mantled ground squirrel" (On-line). Accessed November 14, 2001 at http://enature.com/fieldguide/showSpeciesGS.asp?searchText=golden-mantled+ground+squirrel&curPageNum=1&recnum=MA0124.
  • Orrell T. (custodian) (2015). ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System (version Mar 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 26th August 2015 (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Kunze T., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
  • Richard Weigl (2005) Longevity of Mammals in Captivity; from the Living Collections of the World. Kleine Senckenberg-Reihe 48: Stuttgart.
  • Shriner, W. 1998. Yellow-bellied marmot and golden-mantled ground squirrel responses to heterospecific alarm calls. Animal Behaviour, 55(3): 529-536.
  • Sibly, R. M., D. Collett, D. E. L. Promislow, D. J. Peacock, and P. H. Harvey. 1997. Mortality rates of mammals. Journal of Zoology 243:1-12.
  • Smith, F. A., S. K. Lyons, S. K. M. Ernest, K. E. Jones, D. M. Kaufman, T. Dayan, P. Marquet, J. H. Brown, and J. P. Haskell. 2003. Body size of late Quaternary mammals. Ecology 84:3403.
  • Thorington, Richard W., Jr., John L. Koprowski, Michael A. Steele, and James F. Whatton. 2012. Squirrels of the World. vii + 459
  • Waterman, J. M. 1996. Reproductive biology of a tropical, non-hibernating ground squirrel. Journal of Mammalogy 77:134-146.
  • Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 1992. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing
  • Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole. 2000. Common Names of Mammals of the World
  • Wirtz, J. H. 1967. Social dominance in the golden-mantled groudn squirrel. Citellus lateralis chrysodeirus (Merriam). Zeitschrift fur Tierpsychologie 24:342-350.


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