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Ardilla

Sciurus variegatoides

Description:

Se caracteriza por tener una cola muy larga, pelaje brilloso y de cerdas gruesas; partes superiores muy variables en color (de negro a grisáceo, a gris amarillento). Entre las subespecies hay mucha variación en color (desde casi blanco, crema, pasando por amarillo, hasta casi negro).

Habitat:

Presente en el campus de Zamorano, Honduras

Notes:

Abundante en el campus.

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5 Comments

BryanGuevaraLarrea
BryanGuevaraLarrea 4 years ago

Thanks Felix Fleck!

Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck 4 years ago

Nice spotting!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 4 years ago

Thanks Bryan, and welcome to Project Noah!

BryanGuevaraLarrea
BryanGuevaraLarrea 4 years ago

Thanks DanielePralong! I'm a student and a new member of Project Noah, I'm learning how to identify species. I believe it is Sciurus variegatoides. Greatings!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 4 years ago

Hi BryanGuevaraLarrea! This is such a great shot! You need to revise your ID: Sciurus vulgaris is the Eurasian Red Squirrel, a species not found in the New World.

Francisco Morazán, Honduras

Spotted on Sep 19, 2016
Submitted on Oct 15, 2016

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