Pictured is the skull of an adult male fox squirrel. The toothless space between the incisors and molars is a characteristic of all rodents and is called the diastema.
The dental formula is:
i 1/1 c 0/0 p 1/1 m 3/3
(20 teeth total) (Koprowski, 1994).
Koprowski, J. L. (1994). Sciurus
Image Species: Sciurus niger rufiventer
Ruler Graduations are 1 mm
(EXIF Information is accurate, stamped in UTC).
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