Delmarva Fox Squirrel Sciurus niger cinereus Linnaeus, 1758In need of conservation  -  S1 (Highly state rare)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Mammalia   >   Order Rodentia   >   Family Sciuridae   >   Genus Sciurus   

Status:

There are two subspecies found in Maryland. Delmarva Fox Squirrel is a Loblolly Pine specialist on the Eastern Shore. The nominate subspecies can be found in central and western Maryland.

Where to find:

Delmarva Fox Squirrels can be found at Blackwater NWR.

Relationships:

Specialist of Loblolly Pine forests.

There are 185 records in the project database.

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A Delmarva Fox Squirrel in Dorchester Co., Maryland (1/3/2018). Photo by Emily Carter Mitchell. (MBP list)

A Delmarva Fox Squirrel at Blackwater NWR, Maryland (winter 2005). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)(More of this species)

A Delmarva Fox Squirrel in Talbot Co., Maryland (2/25/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Delmarva Fox Squirrel in Talbot Co., Maryland (2/25/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Delmarva Fox Squirrel in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (1/24/2007). Photo by Danny Poet. (MBP list)

A Delmarva Fox Squirrel in Dorchester Co., Maryland (12/12/2015). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Delmarva Fox Squirrel in Dorchester Co., Maryland (12/28/2020). (c) severinus, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by severinus via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Delmarva Fox Squirrel in Worcester Co., Maryland (4/20/2019). (c) Justin Olthoff, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Justin Olthoff via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Delmarva Fox Squirrel in Dorchester Co., Maryland (3/9/2006). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

A Delmarva Fox Squirrel at Blackwater NWR, Maryland (12/18/2005). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)(More of this species)

Delmarva Fox Squirrel in Dorchester Co., Maryland (3/5/2021). (c) Ron Wertz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA). Photo by Ron Wertz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Delmarva Fox Squirrel in Dorchester Co., Maryland (3/5/2021). (c) Ron Wertz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA). Photo by Ron Wertz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Delmarva Fox Squirrel in Dorchester Co., Maryland (3/1/2020). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Delmarva Fox Squirrel in Dorchester Co., Maryland (3/28/2019). (c) Lucas Foerster, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Lucas Foerster via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Delmarva Fox Squirrel in Talbot Co., Maryland (11/28/2010). Photo by Jared Satchell. (MBP list)

A Delmarva Fox Squirrel in Talbot Co., Maryland (6/4/2013). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

Delmarva Fox Squirrel in Dorchester Co., Maryland (3/1/2020). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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