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WILDLIFE SPECIES: Sciurus aberti | Abert's Squirrel
ABBREVIATION : SCAB COMMON NAMES : Abert's squirrel Abert squirrel tassel-eared squirrel Kaibab squirrel TAXONOMY : The currently accepted scientific name for Abert's squirrel is Sciurus aberti Woodhouse [14,17]. There are nine recognized subspecies including the Kaibab squirrel (S. a. kaibabensis), formerly recognized as a separate species, S. kaibabensis. Subspecies are as follows [17,23]: S. a. aberti Woodhouse S. a. barberi Allen S. a. chuscensis Goldman S. a. durangi Thomas S. a. ferreus True S. a. kaibabensis S. a. mimus Merriam S. a. navajo Durrant and Kelson S. a. phaeurus Allen ORDER : Rodentia CLASS : Mammal FEDERAL LEGAL STATUS : No special status OTHER STATUS : Abert's squirrel is listed by the State of Wyoming as a Priority III species: the species does not warrant intensive management programs but its needs should be accomodated in resource management planning [40]. COMPILED BY AND DATE : Janet Sullivan, September 1995 LAST REVISED BY AND DATE : NO-ENTRY AUTHORSHIP AND CITATION : Sullivan, Janet. 1995. Sciurus aberti. In: Remainder of Citation

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