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Sciurus vulgaris  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 632439

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Eurasian Red Squirrel [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderSciuromorpha Brandt, 1855 – squirrels  
                                     FamilySciuridae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817 – squirrels, marmots, chipmunks  
                                        SubfamilySciurinae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817  
                                           TribeSciurini Fischer de Waldheim, 1817 – Holarctic tree squirrels  
                                              GenusSciurus Linnaeus, 1758 – tree squirrels  
                                                 SubgenusSciurus (Sciurus) Linnaeus, 1758  
                                                    SpeciesSciurus vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758 – Eurasian Red Squirrel  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       Subspecies Sciurus vulgaris alpinus Desmarest, 1822  
                                                       Subspecies Sciurus vulgaris altaicus Serebrennikov, 1928  
                                                       Subspecies Sciurus vulgaris anadyrensis Ognev, 1929  
                                                       Subspecies Sciurus vulgaris arcticus Trouessart, 1906  
                                                       Subspecies Sciurus vulgaris balcanicus Heinrich, 1936  
                                                       Subspecies Sciurus vulgaris chiliensis Sowerby, 1921  
                                                       Subspecies Sciurus vulgaris cinerea Hermann, 1804  
                                                       Subspecies Sciurus vulgaris dulkeiti Ognev, 1929  
                                                       Subspecies Sciurus vulgaris exalbidus Pallas, 1778  
                                                       Subspecies Sciurus vulgaris fedjushini Ognev, 1935  
                                                       Subspecies Sciurus vulgaris formosovi Ognev, 1935  
                                                       Subspecies Sciurus vulgaris fusconigricans Dwigubski, 1804  
                                                       Subspecies Sciurus vulgaris leucourus Kerr, 1792  
                                                       Subspecies Sciurus vulgaris lilaeus Miller, 1907  
                                                       Subspecies Sciurus vulgaris mantchuricus Thomas, 1909  
                                                       Subspecies Sciurus vulgaris martensi Matschie, 1901  
                                                       Subspecies Sciurus vulgaris ognevi Migulin, 1928  
                                                       Subspecies Sciurus vulgaris orientis Thomas, 1906  
                                                       Subspecies Sciurus vulgaris rupestris Thomas, 1907  
                                                       Subspecies Sciurus vulgaris ukrainicus Migulin, 1928  
                                                       Subspecies Sciurus vulgaris varius Gmelin, 1789  
                                                       Subspecies Sciurus vulgaris vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Richard W. Thorington, Jr.  
  Notes: Curator of Mammals, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, MRC 108, PO Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA   
  Reference for: Sciurus vulgaris    
       
  Other Source(s):    
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  Notes:    
  Reference for:    
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Thorington, Richard W., Jr., and Robert S. Hoffman / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Sciuridae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 754-818   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sciurus vulgaris, Eurasian Red Squirrel [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Thorington, Richard W., Jr., John L. Koprowski, Michael A. Steele, and James F. Whatton  
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Squirrels of the World   
  Page(s): vii + 459   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-4214-0469-9   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Sciurus vulgaris, Eurasian Red Squirrel [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Sciurus vulgaris   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Sciurus vulgaris, Eurasian Red Squirrel [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Southern Asia  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Near Threatened  
    Comments: Subgenus Sciurus. For discussion of taxonomy, see Sidorowicz (1971), Corbet (1978c), Wiltafsky (1978), and Gromov and Erbajeva (1995). Oshida et al. (1993) and Oshida and Yoshida (1997) described chromosomes of S. v. orientis  
 

 

   

 
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