Sciurus Linnaeus, 1758

Genus in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaRodentiaSciuridae

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  • 38

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Sciurus Linnaeus, 1758

Common names

  • tree squirrels eng
  • Common tree squirrels
  • Eichhörnchen deu
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted genus

Habitat

Not marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Rodentia
family
Sciuridae
genus
Sciurus
species
38
 
complete classification

Description

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Bibliography

International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. Opinion 91 Thirty-five generic names of Mammals placed on the Official List of Generic Names.Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 73(4), 1 (1926)

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage (117245502) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on Apr 13, 2016.