Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Sciurus vulgaris

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Sciurus vulgaris

Summary

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

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Sciurus vulgaris

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Chordata
  •             Subphylum: Vertebrata
  •                 Class: Mammalia
  •                     Order: Rodentia
  •                         Family: Sciuridae
  •                             Subfamily: Sciurinae
  •                                 Genus: Sciurus
  •                                     Species: Sciurus vulgaris

Invasive Species Threats

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Invasive SpeciesWhere ThreatenedMechanismReferencesNotes
Callosciurus erythraeus (Pallas's squirrel)FranceCompetition - monopolizing resources
Sciurus carolinensis (grey squirrel)Competition - monopolizing resources; Pest and disease transmissionISSG, 2011