American Red
Tamiasciurus hudsonicus

1. Lateral view
2. Details

Found throughout most of N. America. Also known as chickaree and pine squirrel.

Dental Formula : /

1.American Red Squirrel skull, lateral view.

Missing most molars.

Details of Specimens Illustrated

Image 1
American Red Squirrel Tamaisciurus hudsonicus
Area collected - Kansas
Collection ref. - 98.028
Source - exchange
Condylobasal length43mm Zygomatic width26mm
Jaw length21mm Interorbital width13mm

Latin Name : Tamia - "hoarder", sciurus - "shady-tail", hudsonicus - "of the hudson".

Web Links
University of Michigan Animal Diversity Web

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