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genus

True Squirrels
Sciurus Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Rodentia - rodents »  family Sciuridae - squirrels »  subfamily Sciurinae - tree and ground squirrels

Scientific synonyms

Aphrontis Schultze, 1893
Araeosciurus Nelson, 1899
Baiosciurus Nelson, 1899
Echinosciurus Trouessart, 1880
Histriosciurus J. A. Allen, 1915
Leptosciurus J. A. Allen, 1915
Macroxus F. Cuvier, 1823
Mesosciurus J. A. Allen, 1915
Neosciurus Trouessart, 1880
Oreosciurus Ognev, 1935

Included taxa

Number of records: 28

species Sciurus aberti Woodhouse, 1853 - Abert's Squirrel
species Sciurus aestuans Linnaeus, 1766 - Guianan Squirrel
species Sciurus alleni Nelson, 1898 - Allen's Squirrel
species Sciurus anomalus Gmelin, 1778 - Caucasian Squirrel

Sciurus anomalus

species Sciurus arizonensis Coues, 1867 - Arizona Gray Squirrel
species Sciurus aureogaster F. Cuvier, 1829 - Red-bellied Squirrel

Sciurus aureogaster

species Sciurus carolinensis Gmelin, 1788 - Eastern Gray Squirrel

Sciurus carolinensis

species Sciurus colliaei Richardson, 1839 - Collie's Squirrel
species Sciurus deppei Peters, 1863 - Deppe's Squirrel

Sciurus deppei

species Sciurus flammifer Thomas, 1904 - Fiery Squirrel
species Sciurus gilvigularis Wagner, 1842 - Yellow-throated Squirrel
species Sciurus granatensis Humboldt, 1811 - Red-tailed Squirrel

Sciurus granatensis

species Sciurus griseus Ord, 1818 - Western Gray Squirrel
species Sciurus ignitus (Gray, 1867) - Bolivian Squirrel
species Sciurus igniventris Wagner, 1842 - Northern Amazon Red Squirrel
species Sciurus lis Temminck, 1844 - Japanese Squirrel

Sciurus lis

species Sciurus nayaritensis J. A. Allen, 1890 - Mexican Fox Squirrel
species Sciurus niger Linnaeus, 1758 - Eastern Fox Squirrel

Sciurus niger

species Sciurus oculatus Peters, 1863 - Peters's Squirrel
species Sciurus pucheranii (Fitzinger, 1867) - Andean Squirrel

Sciurus pucheranii

species Sciurus pyrrhinus Thomas, 1898 - Junín Red Squirrel
species Sciurus richmondi Nelson, 1898 - Richmond's Squirrel
species Sciurus sanborni Osgood, 1944 - Sanborn's Squirrel
species Sciurus spadiceus Olfers, 1818 - Southern Amazon Red Squirrel
species Sciurus stramineus Eydoux & Souleyet, 1841 - Guayaquil Squirrel

Sciurus stramineus

species Sciurus variegatoides Ogilby, 1839 - Variegated Squirrel

Sciurus variegatoides

species Sciurus vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758 - Eurasian Red Squirrel
Quaternary: Chibanian – recent

Sciurus vulgaris

species Sciurus yucatanensis J. A. Allen, 1877 - Yucatan Squirrel

Sciurus yucatanensis


Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1363564]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Sciurus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Australian Faunal Directory [724cfde2-d1ce-49b3-8adc-6518829d9720]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Sciurus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015

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