Sciurus carolinensis Gmelin 1788 (eastern gray squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Belongs to Sciurus according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

See also Alroy 2002

Sister taxa: Sciurus (Prosciurus), Sciurus aberti, Sciurus alleni, Sciurus arizonensis, Sciurus ballovianus, Sciurus flavus, Sciurus giganteus, Sciurus griseus, Sciurus niger, Sciurus olsoni, Sciurus prevostii, Sciurus siderolithicus, Sciurus spectabilis, Sciurus tecuyensis, Sciurus venturus, Sciurus vittatus, Sciurus vortmani, Sciurus vulgaris

Ecology: arboreal granivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (25: Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia collections)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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