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Sciurus niger avicennia  A. H. Howell, 1919
Taxonomic Serial No.: 931247

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Synonym(s): Sciurus niger avicinnia A. H. Howell, 1919
  Common Name(s): Big Cypress fox squirrel [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderSciuromorpha Brandt, 1855 – squirrels  
                                     FamilySciuridae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817 – squirrels, marmots, chipmunks  
                                        SubfamilySciurinae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817  
                                           TribeSciurini Fischer de Waldheim, 1817 – Holarctic tree squirrels  
                                              GenusSciurus Linnaeus, 1758 – tree squirrels  
                                                 SubgenusSciurus (Sciurus) Linnaeus, 1758  
                                                    SpeciesSciurus niger Linnaeus, 1758 – fox squirrel, Ardilla zorra, Eastern Fox Squirrel  
                                                       SubspeciesSciurus niger avicennia A. H. Howell, 1919 – Big Cypress fox squirrel  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Thorington, Richard W., Jr., John L. Koprowski, Michael A. Steele, and James F. Whatton  
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Squirrels of the World   
  Page(s): vii + 459   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-4214-0469-9   
  Reference for: Sciurus niger avicennia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 12-month Finding for a Petition To List the Big Cypress Fox Squirrel   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 67, no. 37   
  Page(s): 8499-8503   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Sciurus niger avicennia, Big Cypress fox squirrel [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  



  Comment: US ESA: Petition to list as threatened or endangered not warranted according to 12-month petition finding, as published in Federal Register Volume 67, Number 37, Pages 8499 - 8503, February 25, 2002  



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