Fox Squirrel
Sciurus niger

1. Lateral view
2. Details

Found throughout most of eastern and central north America.

Dental Formula : /

1. Fox Squirrel skull, lateral view.
Some molars missing.

Details of Specimens Illustrated

Image 1
Fox Squirrel Sciurus niger
Area collected - Kansas
Collection ref. - 98.027
Source - exchange
Condylobasal length59mm Zygomatic width37mm
Jaw length31mm Interorbital width19mm

Latin Name : Sciurus - "shady-tail", niger - "black or dark".

Web Links
University of Michigan Animal Biodiversty Site

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