Tamiasciurus hudsonicus Erxleben 1777 (American red squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Alternative combination: Sciurus hudsonicus

Synonyms: Citellus douglasi Bachman 1839, Sciurus douglasii Bachman 1839, Sciurus tenuidens Hay 1921, Tamiasciurus douglasii Bachman 1839, Tamiasciurus mearnsi Allen 1898

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

See also Arbogast et al. 2001, Furlong 1904, Hall 1981 and Wilson and Reeder 1993

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: arboreal granivore-frugivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (2: Alberta, British Columbia collections), United States (23: Arkansas, California, Colorado, Maryland, Montana, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia)

Total: 25 collections each including a single occurrence

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