Definition of Eastern fox squirrel

1. Noun. Exceptionally large arboreal squirrel of eastern United States.

Exact synonyms: Fox Squirrel, Sciurus Niger
Generic synonyms: Tree Squirrel
Group relationships: Genus Sciurus, Sciurus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Eastern Fox Squirrel

eastern United States
eastern chimpanzee
eastern chinquapin
eastern chipmunk
eastern coral snake
eastern cottontail
eastern cricket frog
eastern dasyure
eastern equine encephalomyelitis
eastern equine encephalomyelitis virus
eastern fence lizard
eastern flowering dogwood
eastern fox squirrel (current term)
eastern gorilla
eastern gorillas
eastern gray squirrel
eastern grey kangaroo
eastern ground snake
eastern hemisphere
eastern hemlock
eastern indigo snake
eastern jackrabbit
eastern jackrabbits
eastern kingbird
eastern lowland gorilla
eastern meadowlark
eastern narrow-mouthed toad

Literary usage of Eastern fox squirrel

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1898)
"eastern fox squirrel. I have been unable to lay hands on any Pennsylvania specimens of this squirrel except those of the light gray phase presented many ..."

2. Diseases and Enemies of Poultry by Leonard Pearson, Benjamin Harry Warren (1897)
"... or eastern fox squirrel. WHERE FOUND IN PENNSYLVANIA. The Fox Squirrel is rapidly becoming rare in this State. The species, however, may still be found ..."

3. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"eastern fox squirrel Battus rattus. Black Rat1 Rattus norvegicus, Norway Rat Alws musculus. House Mouse Came/ops spp., Dromedary and Bactrian Camels Equus ..."

4. A Synopsis of the Mammals of North America and Adjacent Seas by Daniel Giraud Elliot (1901)
"... name of neglectus was bestowed upon the eastern Fox Squirrel, afterwards called vicinus by Bangs, and the latter name will therefore become a synonym. ..."

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