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Notes on some squirrels of the Sciurus hippurus group

Marcus Ward Lyon

Notes on some squirrels of the Sciurus hippurus group

with descriptions of two new species

by Marcus Ward Lyon

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Published in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Squirrels. [from old catalog]

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ11 .S7 vol. 50
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 24-29. illus. 25 cm.
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23402710M
    LC Control Number16011625

      The introduction of non-native species is nowadays considered one of the leading causes of progressive loss of biodiversity [] and imposes important costs on society [].Therefore, eradication projects are becoming more and more common with important benefits for biodiversity conservation [].The Eastern grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) is an American species introduced repeatedly in . Author: Jacques Bertrand Publisher: Cambridge University Press ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, Docs Category: Political Science Languages: en Pages: View: Get Book. Book Description: Nationalism And Ethnic Conflict In Indonesia by Jacques Bertrand, Nationalism And Ethnic Conflict In Indonesia Book available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format.

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    Data were collected in July, We tested each squirrel when they were active in their home cage between and All squirrels were treated under the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour/Animal Behaviour Society guidance. This study was approved by the University of Exeter Ethics Review Group (no. /). How to recognise it. Grey squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) are usually seen when present in gardens; running up trees or hanging from bird ce of the damage they can cause includes bulbs being dug up and eaten, bark being bitten off branches of trees and young shoots, buds, flowers and cones being eaten. You may also find that ornaments, hose pipes, plant labels and plant supports.


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Top Full text of "Notes on some squirrels of the Sciurus hippurus group, with descriptions of two new species" See other formats. "Description of a new squirrel of the Sciurus prevostii group from Pulo Temaju, west coast of Borneo," Lyon, ; "Notes on some squirrels of the Sciurus hippurus group," Lyon, Folder 2 Letterpress book of manuscripts by Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr., and Marcus Ward Lyon, Jr., including.

The squirrels of the Sciurus vittatus group in Sumatra. [Marcus Ward Lyon] Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization. 92 SCIURUS HUDSONIUS. Notes fromtheLeyden Museum, "Vol. Grooved incisors, so characteristic insome African and Indian Squirrels, are not noticed in American species of this group.

In two of our specimens of Sciurus chrysuros Pucheran, however the upper incisors show a grooving: as they are from Medellinand agree in all other respects entirely with the description of thetype-specimen ofGray's. Observations of free ranging eastern gray squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) crossing constructed test obstacles to reach food revealed evidence for multiple types of learning.

Nine obstacles were presented to eastern gray squirrels at a residence in New Britain, Connecticut from October to July The eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis), also known as the grey squirrel depending on region, is a tree squirrel in the genus is native to eastern North America, where it is the most prodigious and ecologically essential natural forest regenerator.

Widely introduced to certain places around the world, the eastern gray squirrel in Europe, in particular, is regarded as an. Eastern grey squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) have been introduced to numerous locations around the globe and are considered to be one of the world’s worst invasive species.

Black squirrels are a melanistic subgroup of squirrels with black coloration on their fur. The phenomenon occurs with several species of squirrels, although it is most frequent with the eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) and the fox squirrel (Sciurus niger).Black morphs of the eastern gray and fox squirrels are the result of a abnormal pigment gene.

Holm, J. Squirrels. Whittet Books, London, U.K. squirrels was best explained by the abundance of non-native eastern grey squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis Gmelin, ), the proportion of.

The North American gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) has adapted to urban and suburban areas where it is regarded as aesthetic or as a minor annoyance.

In northern Europe the red squirrel (S. vulgaris) is valued for its soft, thick fur. Villagers in tropical forests keep squirrels as pets. Most species are hunted for food. General features. (Sciurus carolinensis) Prepared by: Luke R.

Breitenbach Description: The Eastern Gray Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) actually falls into five subspecies of medium-sized tree squirrels that occupy the eastern part of the United States and Canada (Koprowski ).

Eastern Gray squirrels have no sexual dimorphism in size or coloration. of over 1, results for "books about squirrels" Squirrels of North America.

by Tamara Eder | Apr 1, out of 5 stars Paperback $ $ Get it as soon as Wed, Oct FREE Shipping on your first order shipped by Amazon. More Buying. Red squirrels, Sciurus vulgaris, are currently abundant across most of their historic range throughout mainland Eurasia and are listed on the IUCN Red List as Least Concern.

However, across Britain, their numbers are dramatically reduced as populations are fragmented compared to their historical distribution (Figure 1) [ 25 ]. Notes on the Biology of the Central American Squirrel, Sciurus richmondi 86(1) ABSTRACT: Additional specimens of Sciurus richmondi are reported, along with comments on variation, distribution, reproduction and molt in this little squirrel.

As presently understood, S. richmondi occurs only in the Carib­ bean rain forests of Nicaragua. Sciurus anomalus The Caucasian squirrel, or Persian squirrel, is a tree squirrel in the genus ''Sciurus'' found in temperate broadleaf and mixed forests in south-western Asia.

The species is usually said to have first been described in by Johann Friedrich Gmelin in the 13th edition of ''Systema Naturae'', and named ''Sciurus anomalus''.

red or orange and some have a black coloured tip. These squirrels have a broad skull with a long rostrum and nasals (Nitikman, ).

ECOLOGY. Sciurus granatensis is endemic to Trinidad and Tobago. It is also found in Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama and Venezuela. Sciurus granatensis is found in habitats ranging from tropical forests to croplands.

Abert’s squirrels are unique among North American squirrels in possessing prominent tufts or tassels on their ears during all but the summer months. Only three species of tree squirrel are found within the native or introduced range of the Abert’s squirrel: Tamiasciurus hudsonicus, Sciurus arizonensis and Sciurus niger (Thorington et al.

Sciurus—Tree Squirrels. Sciurus (and Tamiasciurus) are thoroughly at home in trees and spend most of their time in them. With most of the region now in grassland or shrubland, habitat for tree squirrels is limited to riparian growth along river valleys and montane forests. Several members of the genus currently occur in our region.

Squirrels are rodents and the four species do not interbreed. Born blind and hairless, young are dependent upon their mother for up to two months. Biology Gray squirrels. Adult gray squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) weigh 1 to 1½ pounds and are 18 to 20 inches in length; about half this length is broad, bushy tail.

Most grays are colored. Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes.

While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in.Additional specimens of Sciurus richmondi are reported, along with comments on variation, distribution, reproduction and molt in this little known squirrel.

As presently understood, S. richmondi occurs only in the Caribbean rain forests of Nicaragua. Significant secondary sexual variation in adults was found only in zygomatic breadth, in which females are the larger.Tree squirrels are the members of the squirrel family (Sciuridae) commonly just referred to as "squirrels".

They include over a hundred arboreal species native to all continents except Antarctica and Oceania. They do not form a single natural, or monophyletic, group; they are variously related to others in the squirrel family, including ground squirrels, flying squirrels, marmots, and chipmunks.