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Tamiasciurus hudsonicus Erxleben 1777 (American red squirrel)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Sciuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 52035

Alternative combination: Sciurus hudsonicus

Synonyms: Citellus douglasi Bachman 1839 (no. 161239), Sciurus douglasii Bachman 1839 (no. 51482), Sciurus tenuidens Hay 1921 (no. 51497), Tamiasciurus douglasii Bachman 1839 (no. 52034), Tamiasciurus mearnsi Allen 1898 (no. 52036)

Belongs to Tamiasciurus according to B. Kurten and E. Anderson 1980

Sister taxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore

Average measurements (in mm): M1 1.85 x 2.24, M2 1.94 x 2.45, M3 2.20 x 2.14, m1 2.01 x 2.21, femur length 39.1, humerus length 31.5, scapula length 22.0, skull 45.6 x 26.5, tibia length 43.7, ulna length 29.9

Estimated body mass: 218.7 g based on femur length, humerus length, tibia length, and ulna length