Sciurus vulgaris

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Related to Sciurus vulgaris: red squirrel, European Red Squirrel, Eichhörnchen
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Noun1.Sciurus vulgaris - common reddish-brown squirrel of Europe and parts of AsiaSciurus vulgaris - common reddish-brown squirrel of Europe and parts of Asia
tree squirrel - any typical arboreal squirrel
genus Sciurus, Sciurus - type genus of the Sciuridae; typical moderate-sized arboreal squirrels
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Spread and attempted eradication of the grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) in Italy, and consequences for the red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) in Eurasia.
h | | The Red Squirrel Book by Jane Russ is published by Graffeg and costs PS9.99 Fascinating squirrel facts | Its scientific name Sciurus vulgaris means "common animal who sits in the shadow of its tail" | All squirrels are rodents | As rodents, their teeth wear and regrow throughout their lives | 300g is the average weight of a red squirrel, while greys are a heftier 550g | Its long tail provides support and balance, but the squirrel also communicates with it:"The chattering cross grey squirrel in your back garden will be using his tail to swear at your cat and then later to signal, 'Who are you?' to another grey squirrel," says author Jane Russ Source: The Red Squirrel Book
Alternatively, other environmental reservoirs might be responsible, exemplified by the discovery of infected Eurasian red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris) in the British Isles (10).
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55 1.9 European badger Meles meles 41 1.4 stoat Mustela erminea 7 0.2 least weasel Mustela nivalis 62 2.2 common polecat Mustela putorius 7 0.2 red squirrel Sciurus vulgaris 56 2.0 small rodents Rodentia 73 2.6 mole Talpa europea 4 0.1 hedgehog Erinaceus sp.
Is coat-colour polymorphism in Eurasian red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris L.) adaptive?
In a case far more severe than the aforementioned Florida epizootic, invasive grey squirrels in the United Kingdom are rapidly displacing native red Squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris), a phenomenon which is partially attributed to squirrel pox virus.
This book is an excellent and complete monograph of the biology and ecology of the Eurasian red squirrel Sciurus vulgaris, in which the authors have consulted and reported nearly all the existing scientific literature to date.
Trizio I, Crestanello B, Galbusera P, Wauters L, Tosi G, Matthysen E, Hauffe H (2005) Geographical distance and physical barriers shape the genetic structure of Eurasian red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris) in the Italian Alps.
After a series of depressing setbacks, 2010 was a year of welcome, steady progress across much of Sciurus vulgaris' now vastly restricted range.