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Sciurus anomalus
Sciurus anomalus

Accepted name: Sciurus anomalus Gmelin, 1778
Common name: Caucasian squirrel
Georgian name: კავკასიური ციყვი
Taxonomic rank: Species
Taxonomy according to: www.faunaeur.org
Reference: Bukhnikashvili, A. & Kandaurov, A., 2002. The annotated list of mammals of Georgia. Proceedings of the Institute of Zoology, Tbilisi, XXI: 319-336

Lives in broadleaf mountain forest. Different from the introduced European Red squirrel, is not found in coniferous forests or city parks.

Distribution: Caucasus, Anatolia, Zagros Mountains in Iran
IUCN Status: LC
National Red list status: VU
Editor/Contact Person: David Tarkhnishvili
Contact address: david_tarkhnishvili@iliauni.edu.ge

View Sciurus anomalus in Fauna Europaea

Citation: David Tarkhnishvili, 2016-08-06. [http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/index.php?taxon=Sciurus anomalus]. .Sciurus anomalus. in: Tarkhnishvili D, Chaladze G (Editors). 2013. Georgian biodiversity database. http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/. Downloaded on: 26 March 2017