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SPECIES Sciurus (Sciurus) vulgaris

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 63.
Common Name:Eurasian Red Squirrel
Type Locality:"in Europae arboribus." Restricted by Thomas (1911a:148) to Uppsala, Sweden.
Distribution:Forested regions of Palearctic, from Iberia and Great Britain east to Kamchatka Peninsula and Sakhalin Isl (Russia); south to Mediterranean and Black Seas, N Mongolia, W and NE China.
Status:IUCN Near Threatened.
Comments:Subgenus Sciurus. For discussion of taxonomy, see Sidorowicz (1971), Corbet (1978c), Wiltafsky (1978), and Gromov and Erbaeva (1995). Oshida et al. (1993) and Oshida and Yoshida (1997) described chromosomes of S. v. orientis.
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Offspring:

SUBSPECIES vulgaris

SUBSPECIES alpinus

SUBSPECIES altaicus

SUBSPECIES anadyrensis

SUBSPECIES arcticus

SUBSPECIES balcanicus

SUBSPECIES chiliensis

SUBSPECIES cinerea

SUBSPECIES dulkeiti

SUBSPECIES exalbidus

SUBSPECIES fedjushini

SUBSPECIES formosovi

SUBSPECIES fuscoater

SUBSPECIES fusconigricans

SUBSPECIES leucourus

SUBSPECIES lilaeus

SUBSPECIES mantchuricus

SUBSPECIES martensi

SUBSPECIES ognevi

SUBSPECIES orientis

SUBSPECIES rupestris

SUBSPECIES ukrainicus

SUBSPECIES varius

Synonyms:

    fuscorubens Dwigubski, 1804
    nadymensis Serebrennikov, 1928
    subalpinus Burg, 1920
    talahutky Brass, 1911

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