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Sciurus granatensis (red-tailed squirrel)

Wikipedia Abstract

The red-tailed squirrel (Sciurus granatensis) is a tree squirrel in the genus Sciurus endemic to South America. It is found in Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. 40x40px Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Sciurus granatensis
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
1
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
11
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 3.3
EDGE Score: 1.46

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  374 grams
Birth Weight [1]  10 grams
Litter Size [1]  2
Litters / Year [1]  2
Maximum Longevity [1]  12 years
Weaning [1]  61 days

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Map Climate Land
Use
Amazon-Orinoco-Southern Caribbean mangroves Brazil, Columbia, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela Neotropic Mangroves  
Apure-Villavicencio dry forests Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Araya and Paria xeric scrub Venezuela Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Catatumbo moist forests Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cauca Valley dry forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Cauca Valley montane forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Chocó-Darién moist forests Colombia, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cordillera de Merida páramo Venezuela Neotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Cordillera La Costa montane forests Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cordillera Oriental montane forests Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Costa Rican seasonal moist forests Costa Rica Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Eastern Cordillera real montane forests Ecuador, Colombia, Peru Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Eastern Panamanian montane forests Colombia, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Ecuadorian dry forests Ecuador Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Guajira-Barranquilla xeric scrub Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands  
Isthmian-Atlantic moist forests Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests    
Isthmian-Pacific moist forests Costa Rica, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
La Costa xeric shrublands Venezuela Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Lara-Falcón dry forests Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Llanos Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
Magdalena Valley dry forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Magdalena Valley montane forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Magdalena-Urabá moist forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Maracaibo dry forests Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Northern Andean páramo Ecuador, Colombia Neotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Northwestern Andean montane forests Colombia, Ecuador Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Panamanian dry forests Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Paraguana xeric scrub Venezuela Neotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Patía Valley dry forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Santa Marta montane forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Santa Marta páramo Colombia Neotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Sinú Valley dry forests Colombia Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
South American Pacific mangroves Colombia, Panama, Ecuador Neotropic Mangroves    
Southern Mesoamerican Pacific mangroves Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama Neotropic Mangroves    
Talamancan montane forests Costa Rica, Panama Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Venezuelan Andes montane forests Colombia, Venezuela Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Western Ecuador moist forests Colombia, Ecuador Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Barro Colorado Island Natural Monument III   Panama  
Corcovado National Park 115845 Costa Rica  
Cordillera Volcanica Central Forest Reserve VI 150571 Costa Rica  
La Amistad International Park National Park II 541617 Panama, Costa Rica  
La Reserva de la Planada   Colombia        
La Selva Biological Station Protective Zone VI 6052 Costa Rica
Rara Avis Rainforest Reserve 3163 Costa Rica

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website Map
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama No
Tropical Andes Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela No
Tumbes-Choco-Magdalena Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru No

Prey / Diet

Astrocaryum standleyanum[2]
Attalea rostrata[2]
Dipteryx oleifera (Tonka Bean)[2]
Ficus yoponensis[3]
Guarea glabra (alligatorwood)[4]
Gustavia superba[2]
Tetragastris panamensis[5]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Alouatta palliata (mantled howler monkey)2
Alouatta pigra (Mexican black howler monkey)1
Amazona auropalliata (Yellow-naped Parrot)1
Amazona autumnalis (Red-lored Parrot)1
Amazona farinosa (Mealy Parrot)1
Amazona finschi (Lilac-crowned Parrot)1
Ara ambiguus (Great Green Macaw)1
Artibeus jamaicensis (Jamaican fruit-eating bat)2
Artibeus lituratus (great fruit-eating bat)1
Artibeus phaeotis (pygmy fruit-eating bat)1
Artibeus toltecus (Toltec fruit-eating bat)1
Ateles geoffroyi (Central American spider monkey)1
Catharus ustulatus (Swainson's Thrush)1
Cebus apella (brown capuchin)1
Cebus capucinus (white-faced capuchin)2
Chlorophanes spiza (Green Honeycreeper)1
Dasyprocta punctata (Central American agouti)1
Dendroica pensylvanica (Chestnut-sided Warbler)1
Eira barbara (Tayra)1
Euphonia violacea (Violaceous Euphonia)1
Liomys adspersus (Panamanian spiny pocket mouse)1
Mazama americana (red brocket)1
Melanerpes pucherani (Black-cheeked Woodpecker)1
Myiarchus crinitus (Great Crested Flycatcher)1
Myiarchus tuberculifer (Dusky-capped Flycatcher)1
Myiodynastes maculatus (Streaked Flycatcher)1
Nasua narica (White-nosed Coati)3
Penelope purpurascens (Crested Guan)1
Piculus rubiginosus (Golden-olive Woodpecker)1
Pipra mentalis (Red-capped Manakin)1
Piranga rubra (Summer Tanager)1
Platyrrhinus helleri (Heller's broad-nosed bat)1
Potos flavus (Kinkajou)1
Pteroglossus torquatus (Collared Aracari)2
Querula purpurata (Purple-throated Fruitcrow)2
Ramphastos sulfuratus (Keel-billed Toucan)2
Ramphastos swainsonii (Chestnut-mandibled Toucan)1
Ramphocelus carbo (Silver-beaked Tanager)1
Rhytipterna holerythra (Rufous Mourner)1
Sciurus variegatoides (variegated squirrel)2
Sturnira ludovici (highland yellow-shouldered bat)1
Tangara gyrola (Bay-headed Tanager)1
Tangara mexicana (Turquoise Tanager)1
Tityra semifasciata (Masked Tityra)2
Trogon massena (Slaty-tailed Trogon)2
Trogon rufus (Black-throated Trogon)1
Trogon violaceus (Violaceous Trogon)1
Turdus plebejus (Mountain Thrush)1
Uroderma bilobatum (tent-making bat)1
Vampyressa nymphaea (striped yellow-eared bat)1
Vampyressa pusilla (little yellow-eared bat)1
Vampyrodes caraccioli (great stripe-faced bat)1
Vermivora peregrina (Tennessee Warbler)1
Vireo olivaceus (Red-eyed Vireo)1

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Dasypsyllus gallinulae perpinnatus[6]
Kohlsia graphis graphis[6]
Kohlsia tiptoni[6]
Kohlsia traubi[6]
Neotyphloceras rosenbergi[6]
Plusaetis dolens dolens[6]
Polygenis bohlsi bohlsi[6]
Polygenis dunni[6]
Polygenis klagesi samuelis[6]
Polygenis occidentalis steganus[6]
Polygenis roberti beebei[6]
Pulex echidnophagoides[6]
Rhopalopsyllus australis tupinus[6]
Strepsylla dalmati[6]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Barranquilla Zoo
Fundacion Zoológica del Ecuador
Parque Zoologico Jaime Duque - Bogota

Range Map

Link to Map
Patfa Valley dry forests;

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by Thorington R. W. , 2013-11-26, in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 2Sciurus granatensis, Leslie Zuhn Nitikman, Mammalian Species No. 246, pp. 1-8 (1985) 3"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572 4Fruit Production, Migrant Bird Visitation, and Seed Dispersal of Guarea glabra in Panama, Henry F. Howe and Diane De Steven, Oecologia (Berl.) 39, 185-196 (1979) 5MONKEY DISPERSAL AND WASTE OF A NEOTROPICAL FRUIT, Henry F. Howe, Ecology, 61(4), 1980, pp. 944-959 6International Flea Database
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Biodiversity Hotspots, Conservation International
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
EDGE analysis provided by EDGE of Existence programme, Zoological Society of London
Range map provided by Patterson, B. D., G. Ceballos, W. Sechrest, M. F. Tognelli, T. Brooks, L. Luna, P. Ortega, I. Salazar, and B. E. Young. 2007. Digital Distribution Maps of the Mammals of the Western Hemisphere, version 3.0. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia, USA.
Data provided by NatureServe in collaboration with Bruce Patterson, Wes Sechrest, Marcelo Tognelli, Gerardo Ceballos, The Nature Conservancy—Migratory Bird Program, Conservation International—CABS, World Wildlife Fund—US, and Environment Canada—WILDSPACE.
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011