family Tupaiidae

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Related to family Tupaiidae: Scandentia, Primates, Lagomorpha, Dermoptera
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Tupaiidae - tree shrewsfamily Tupaiidae - tree shrews; in some classifications tree shrews are considered prosimian primates
mammal family - a family of mammals
order Scandentia, Scandentia - a small order comprising only the tree shrews: in some classifications tree shrews are considered either primates (and included in the suborder Prosimii) or true insectivores (and included in the order Insectivora)
genus Tupaia, Tupaia - the type genus of the Tupaia: chief genus of tree shrews
tree shrew - insectivorous arboreal mammal of southeast Asia that resembles a squirrel with large eyes and long sharp snout
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