Definition of Sciurus niger
1. Noun. Exceptionally large arboreal squirrel of eastern United States.
Generic synonyms: Tree Squirrel
Group relationships: Genus Sciurus, Sciurus
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Literary usage of Sciurus niger
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1. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1916)
"Sciurus niger rufiventer (Sciurus cinereus ludovicianus). ... Sciurus niger rufiventer or S. carolinensis carolinensis ("Western Gray Squirrel"). ..."
2. The Viviparious Quadrupeds of North America by John James Audubon, John Bachman (1846)
"Sciurus niger.—LINN. BLACK SQUIRREL. PLATE XXXIV.—Male and Female. Natural size. ... Sciurus niger, Godman, Nat. Hist., vol. ii., p. 133. ..."