a brownish ground squirrel, Citellus tridecemlineatus, of prairie regions of the U.S., having cream-colored stripes extending along its back and sides.
- Also called thirteen-lined gopher, striped spermophile.
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This species of tick was taken also from the thirteen-lined ground squirrel (Citellus tridecimlineatus) at Lawrence.Natural History of the Prairie Vole (Mammalian Genus Microtus) | E. W. Jameson