Sciuridae


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Noun1.Sciuridae - a mammal family of true squirrels including: ground squirrels; marmots; chipmunks; flying squirrels; spermophiles
mammal family - a family of mammals
Sciuromorpha, suborder Sciuromorpha - large more or less primitive rodents: squirrels; marmots; gophers; beavers; etc.
squirrel - a kind of arboreal rodent having a long bushy tail
genus Sciurus, Sciurus - type genus of the Sciuridae; typical moderate-sized arboreal squirrels
genus Tamiasciurus, Tamiasciurus - American red squirrels
Cynomys, genus Cynomys - prairie dogs
genus Tamias, Tamias - chipmunks of eastern North America
Eutamias, genus Eutamias - chipmunks of western America and Asia
genus Glaucomys, Glaucomys - New World flying squirrels
Petauristidae, subfamily Petauristidae - Old World flying squirrels
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References in periodicals archive ?
Pliocene-pleistocene biogeographic history of prairie dogs, genus Cynomys (Sciuridae), J Mammal, 76:100-122
Of the 13 species of Sciuridae in Nepal (Baral and Shah, 2008), five had confirmed new locations both inside and outside PAs (Table 1).
exulans rat 3 (6.7) Sciuridae Menetes berdmorei squirrel 8 (17.8) Tupaiidae Tupaia glis shrew 2 (4.4) All 45 No.
Huasa Cebus apella Machin negro, mono negro Cebus albifrons Machin blanco, mono blanco Aotidae Aotus nigricepts Musmuqui Piteciidae Callicebus cupreus Tocon Cacajao calvus Huapo colorado Pithecia monachus Huapo negro Atelidae Alouatta seniculus Coto Ateles paniscus (Chamek=) Maquisapa Lagothrix lagotricha Choro Carnivoros Felidae Leopardus pardalis Trigrillo Panthera onca Otorongo, tigre Mustelidae Eira barbara Manco Procyonidae Nasua nasua Achuni Potosflavus Chosna Perissodactyla Tapiridae Tapirus terrestres Sachavaca Tayassuidae Pecari tajacu Sajino Tayassu pecari Huangana Artiodactyla Cervidae Mazama americana Venado colorado Mazama gouzoubira Venado cenizo Rodentia Sciuridae Sciurus sp.
A nectar robber (Diglossa plumbea [Cabanis, 1861], Passeriformes: Emberizidae) and a floral herbivore, the red-tailed squirrel (Sciurus granatensis [Humboldt, 1811], Rodentia: Sciuridae), were also recorded visiting inflorescences of the study species.
However, following the extinction of megaherbivores in the late Pleistocene, Joshua tree seed dispersal now depends entirely on the more limited dispersal (< 100 m) of rodents in the Sciuridae, Heteromyidae and Cricetidae (Vander Wall et al.
A survey of some Wisconsin Sciuridae with descriptions of three new species.
There are about 270 species in the Sciuridae (squirrel) family.
2015: Biology and conservation status of flying squirrels (Pteromyini, Sciuridae, Rodentia) in India: an update and review.