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Spermophilus columbianus Ord 1815
Columbian Ground Squirrel
Family: Sciuridae


© Werner Eigelsreiter     (Photo ID #1850)


Distribution of Spermophilus columbianus in British Columbia.
Source: Map courtesy of David Nagorsen

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
NativeS5?YellowNot Listed

BC Ministry of Environment: BC Species and Ecosystems Explorer--the authoritative source for conservation information in British Columbia.

Species References

Nagorsen, David W. 2005. Rodents and Lagomorphs of British Columbia. Royal BC Museum Handbook. Royal BC Museum, Victoria.