genus Sciurus


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Noun1.genus Sciurus - type genus of the Sciuridaegenus Sciurus - type genus of the Sciuridae; typical moderate-sized arboreal squirrels
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
tree squirrel - any typical arboreal squirrel
family Sciuridae, Sciuridae - a mammal family of true squirrels including: ground squirrels; marmots; chipmunks; flying squirrels; spermophiles
eastern gray squirrel, eastern grey squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis, cat squirrel - common medium-large squirrel of eastern North America; now introduced into England
Sciurus griseus, western gray squirrel, western grey squirrel - large grey squirrel of far western areas of United States
eastern fox squirrel, fox squirrel, Sciurus niger - exceptionally large arboreal squirrel of eastern United States
black squirrel - fox squirrel or grey squirrel in the black color phase
cat squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris, red squirrel - common reddish-brown squirrel of Europe and parts of Asia
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Relationships of nearctic tree squirrels of the genus Sciurus.
The genus Sciurus comprises many of the New World diurnal tree squirrels, with some 28-30 recognized and named species.
Squirrels of the genus Sciurus are known to be seropositive or carriers of eight serogroups of Leptospira sp.