family Sciuridae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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These 11 VSBV-1-positive squirrels (7 male, 4 female) belonged to the family Sciuridae, subfamilies Sciurinae (variegated squirrels, S.
15 Family Sciuridae 1 Fishes Class Osteichthyes 12 Birds Unidentified passerine 1 Earthworms Class Oligochaeta 1 Unknown 294 Total 1280
Gliding squirrels belong to the order Roden tia and family Sciuridae and are globally represented by 44 species and are placed in 15 genera (Thorington et al.
Family SCIURIDAE Sundasciurus PE LC philippinensis (Philippine Tree Squirrel) II.
Family Sciuridae. Pages 754-818 in Mammal species of the world: a taxonomic and geographic reference (D.