Sciurus carolinensis Gmelin, 1788

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaRodentiaSciuridaeSciurus

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Full Name

Sciurus carolinensis Gmelin, 1788

Common names

  • Eastern Gray Squirrel eng
  • Eastern gray squirrelSciurus carolinensis eng
  • gray squirrel eng
  • more

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

Living period

4.9 to 0.0 Ma

Habitat

Terrestrial, Not marine, Arboreal

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

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Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Rodentia
family
Sciuridae
genus
Sciurus
species
Sciurus carolinensis
 
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Bibliography

(1996) NODC Taxonomic Code

(2003) database, http://www.menv.gouv.qc.ca/biodiversite/centre.htm

Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner (1987) Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada: Resource Publication, no. 166

Thorington, Richard W., Jr., John L. Koprowski, Michael A. Steele, and James F. Whatton (2012) Squirrels of the World

Thorington, Richard W., Jr., and Robert S. Hoffman / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. (2005) Family Sciuridae: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2

Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. (1992) Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing

Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole (2000) Common Names of Mammals of the World

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built.
View the primary source usage in Catalogue of Life.

Record history

This record was last modified on Jul 25, 2016.