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Sciurus vulgaris
Sciurus vulgaris
Sciurus vulgaris
Sciurus vulgaris

Accepted name: Sciurus vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758
Common name: Red Squirrel
Georgian name: წითელი 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
Remark:

The species originally absent from the Caucasus region


Distribution: introduced from Europe in XX century. Competitor of a local species, S. anomalus.
Editor/Contact Person: Armen Seropian

View Sciurus vulgaris in Fauna Europaea


Citation: Armen Seropian, 2017-12-06. [http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/index.php?taxon=Sciurus vulgaris]. .Sciurus vulgaris. in: Tarkhnishvili D, Chaladze G (Editors). 2013. Georgian biodiversity database. http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/. Downloaded on: 11 December 2017