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Phylum: Chordata

You have reached phylum level. Phylum Chordata includes the red squirrel, and every other vertebrate animal (vertebrates are 'chordates'). We have cut out all invertebrates - there are no insects, crustaceans, or worms - just vertebrates (like mammals, fish, reptiles, amphibians and birds). There are around 26,000 species of vertebrates alive today.

Chordates Red squirrels belong to:
All life on Earth

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Mammalia

Order: Rodentia

Family: Sciuridae

Genus: Sciurus

Species: vulgaris

Click on another of the groupings to the left of the illustration or return to the Main page to learn more about classification.