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Tamiasciurus douglasii

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Tamiasciurus douglasii

Summary

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  • 13 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Host Animal
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Tamiasciurus douglasii
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Chordata
  •       Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •         Class: Mammalia

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Tamiasciurus douglasii (Douglas squirrel); adult feeding. A species potentially threatened by the presence of introduced populations of Sciurus niger (fox squirrel). Campbell Valley Park, Langley, British Columbia, Canada. June 2014.
TitleThreatened species
CaptionTamiasciurus douglasii (Douglas squirrel); adult feeding. A species potentially threatened by the presence of introduced populations of Sciurus niger (fox squirrel). Campbell Valley Park, Langley, British Columbia, Canada. June 2014.
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Tamiasciurus douglasii (Douglas squirrel); adult feeding. A species potentially threatened by the presence of introduced populations of Sciurus niger (fox squirrel). Campbell Valley Park, Langley, British Columbia, Canada. June 2014.
Threatened speciesTamiasciurus douglasii (Douglas squirrel); adult feeding. A species potentially threatened by the presence of introduced populations of Sciurus niger (fox squirrel). Campbell Valley Park, Langley, British Columbia, Canada. June 2014.©Illustratedjc/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 4.0

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Tamiasciurus douglasii

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Mammalia
  •                     Order: Rodentia
  •                         Family: Sciuridae
  •                             Genus: Tamiasciurus
  •                                 Species: Tamiasciurus douglasii

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

North America

CanadaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001
-British ColumbiaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001

Invasive Species Threats

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Invasive SpeciesWhere ThreatenedMechanismReferencesNotes
Sciurus niger (fox squirrel)USACompetition - monopolizing resourcesLinders and Stinson, 2007; Robinson and McTaggart-Cowan, 1954

References

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Linders MJ; Stinson DW, 2007. Washington State Recovery Plan for the Western Gray Squirrel. Olympia, USA: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, viii + 128 pp.

Robinson DJ; McTaggart-Cowan I, 1954. An introduced population of the gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis Gmelin) in British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 32:261-282.

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