order Scandentia


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Related to order Scandentia: order Dermaptera, order Dermoptera, order Hyracoidea
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Noun1.order 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)
animal order - the order of animals
Eutheria, subclass Eutheria - all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
family Tupaiidae, Tupaiidae - tree shrews; in some classifications tree shrews are considered prosimian primates
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Two species from the order Scandentia and five species from Rodentia, which are recorded in "Terrestrial Small Mammals" by Faisal Ali Anwarali Khan, Nurshilawati Latip, Rafik Murni, Nur Mukminah Naharuddin, Pui Chai Fung, Nur Elfieyra Syazana Hamdan, Mathew Jenang, Shafri Semawi, Mohd-Azlan Jayasilan and Andrew Alek Tuen are common species.