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SPECIES Tamiasciurus hudsonicus

Author:Erxleben, 1777.
Citation:Syst. Regn. Anim., 1: 416.
Common Name:Red Squirrel
Type Locality:"ad fretum Hudsonis" Restricted by A. H. Howell (1936:134) to the mouth of Severn River, Hudson Bay, Ontario, Canada.
Distribution:Alaska (USA), throughout Canada (south of tundra); including Vancouver Isl, W USA in mountain states; NE USA, south to NW South Carolina.
Status:U.S. ESA Endangered as T. h. grahamensis; IUCN Critically Endangered as T. h. grahamensis; otherwise Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Includes fremonti; see Hardy (1950). See also douglasii. Reviewed by Steele (1998, Mammalian Species No. 586). Arbogast et al. (2001) found that mitochondrial DNA differed only slightly among the three species of Tamiasciurus.
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SUBSPECIES hudsonicus

SUBSPECIES abieticola

SUBSPECIES baileyi

SUBSPECIES dakotensis

SUBSPECIES dixiensis

SUBSPECIES fremonti

SUBSPECIES grahamensis

SUBSPECIES gymnicus

SUBSPECIES kenaiensis

SUBSPECIES lanuginosus

SUBSPECIES laurentianus

SUBSPECIES loquax

SUBSPECIES lychnuchus

SUBSPECIES minnesota

SUBSPECIES mogollonensis

SUBSPECIES pallescens

SUBSPECIES petulans

SUBSPECIES picatus

SUBSPECIES preblei

SUBSPECIES regalis

SUBSPECIES richardsoni

SUBSPECIES streatori

SUBSPECIES ungavensis

SUBSPECIES ventorum

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