Sciurus griseus

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Synonyms for Sciurus griseus

large grey squirrel of far western areas of United States

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Its congeners are the eastern fox squirrel, Sciurus niger (EFS), which is greater than 20% larger in body size (McGrath 1987), and the western gray squirrel, Sciurus griseus (WGS), which is slightly longer in total length (Koprowski 1994).
We suggest that the EGS might become more damaging to the two native diurnal species of tree squirrels in California (Sciurus griseus and Tamiasciurus douglasii) than the introduced EFS (Sciurus niger).
Habitat structure and extinction risk modeling of Sciurus griseus in long-term coexistence habitats of southern California.
Behaviors of the native western gray squirrel (Sciurus griseus) and the invasive eastern fox squirrel (Sciurus niger) in Los Angeles and surrounding counties.
Number of days food items were selected by Sciurus griseus and Sciurus niger out of 38 total observational days at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont, California from March 2013 to February 2014.
The western gray squirrel (Sciurus griseus) is a large tree squirrel native to forests of the western United States and extreme northwestern Mexico, with the subspecies S.
Within its core range in mountains at the periphery of the Los Angeles area, Sciurus griseus is a conspicuous resident in canyons and oak groves, and appears to have little contact with S.
Sciurus griseus is occasional in the more wooded residential neighborhoods along the northern tier of Altadena at the base of the mountains (e.g., near Eaton Canyon and Kinneloa Canyon), but has apparently abandoned locales slightly downslope in denser residential areas, including a former retirement facility ("The Scripps Home" at 2212 N.
Sciurus griseus had a high probability of going extinct within a relatively short period of time (10 to 40 years) in small to medium-sized habitat fragments.
However, with continued range expansion the fox squirrel has come into contact with the native western gray squirrel (Sciurus griseus) in many foothill areas (Hoefler and Harris 1990; Ingles 1954).
- -- 1 Pipistrellus hesperus, western pipistrelle x -- -- Molossidae Eumops perotis, western mastiff bat x -- -- Tadarida brasiliensis, Brazilian free-tailed bat x -- -- RODENTIA Aplodontidae Aplodontia rgM, mountain beaver x -- 1 Sciuridae Glaucomys sabrinus, northern flying squirrel x -- -- Marmota flaviventris, yellow-bellied marmot x -- -- Sciurus griseus, western gray squirrel x -- -- Sciurus sp.