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SHERMAN'S FOX SQUIRREL Sciurus niger shermani

Description: A large (23 - 28 in. = 600 - 700 mm) tree squirrel with highly variable dorsal fur color ranging from nearly all black (uncommon) to silver, with variations of black over silver and silver over black.

Southern Fox Squirrel Sciurus niger niger

Southern Fox Squirrel Sciurus niger niger Contributors: David Guynn, John Edwards, Susan Guynn and Judy Barnes DESCRIPTION Taxonomy and Basic Description Fox squirrels ( Sciurus niger ) were first described by Linnaeus (1758); ten recognized subspecies exist throughout the United States.

Sciurus carolinensis

Sciurus carolinensis Taxon Family / Order / Class / Phylum Sciurus carolinensis , Gmelin, 1788 Sciuridae / Rodentia / Mammalia / Chordata COMMON NAMES (English only) Grey squirrel American grey squirrel Eastern gray squirrel Cat squirrel SYNONYMS Sciurus Pennsylvanica Ord in Guthrie, 1815:292 ...

THE CURRENT DISTRIBUTION OF THE INTRODUCED FOX SQUIRREL ...

the current distribution of the introduced fox squirrel ( sciurus niger ) in the greater los angeles metropolitan area and its behavioral interaction with the native western gray squirrel ( sciurus griseus ).

Sciurus niger, Fox Squirrel

Mammalian species account from the American Society of Mammalogists. Extensive information on characteristics, distribution, fossil record, habitat, behavior, and other topics.

Eastern Grey Squirrel (Sciurus

Characteristics: The Eastern Grey Squirrel is a medium sized tree squirrel with no sexual dimorphism in size or coloration. The dorsal surface ranges from grizzled dark to pale grey and may have cinnamon tones.

Karyotypes of Brazilian squirrels: Sciurus spadiceus and ...

Folia Zool. - 51(3): 201-204 (2002) Karyotypes of Brazilian squirrels: Sciurus spadiceus and Sciurus alphonsei (Rodentia, Sciuridae) J. Fernando de S. LIMA 1 and Alfredo LANGGUTH 2 * 1 Institute of Biology and Public Health, University of Tocantins (UNITINS), Caixa Postal 25, 77500-000 Porto ...

The Abert's Squirrel ( Sciurus aberti ): A Technical ...

The Abert's Squirrel ( Sciurus aberti ): A Technical Conservation Assessment Peer Review Administered by Society for Conservation Biology Prepared for the USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region, Species Conservation Project August 25, 2003 James O. Keith, Ph.D. Wildlife Ecologist 8027 E ...

Phylogenetic relationships among the Old World Sciurus squirrels

14 * Corresponding author Folia Zool. – 58(1): 14–25 (2009) Phylogenetic relationships among the Old World Sciurus squirrels Tatsuo OSHIDA 1

Eastern Gray Squirrel Ecology and Interactions with Western ...

Johnston · Squirrel competition proposal 1 Abstract - Introduced eastern gray squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) have invaded areas formerly