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Tamiasciurus hudsonicus (American red squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Taxonomy
Sciurus hudsonicus was named by Erxleben (1777) [named as S. vulgaris hudsonicus, but reference for elevation unavailable]. It is extant. It is the type species of Tamiasciurus.

It was recombined as Tamiasciurus hudsonicus by Kurten and Anderson (1980).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1777Sciurus hudsonicus Erxleben
1839Sciurus douglasii Bachman
1898Tamiasciurus mearnsi Allen
1904Citellus douglasi Furlong p. 54
1920Sciurus tenuidens Hay
1921Sciurus tenuidens Hay p. 104 figs. Plate 4, fig. 20
1980Tamiasciurus hudsonicus Kurten and Anderson p. 221
1980Tamiasciurus douglasii Kurten and Anderson p. 222
1981Tamiasciurus mearnsi Lindsay
1993Tamiasciurus mearnsi Wilson and Reeder

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
superfamilySciuroidea
familySciuridae
tribeTamiasciurini
genusTamiasciurusTrouessart 1880
specieshudsonicus(Erxleben 1777)

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available