Sciurus Linnaeus, 1758

Genus in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaRodentiaSciuridae

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    Occurrences
  • 32

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Sciurus Linnaeus, 1758

Common names

  • Tree squirrels eng
  • Eichhörnchen deu
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted genus

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Published in

Syst. Nat. , ed. 10, 63.

Habitat

Not marine

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Rodentia
family
Sciuridae
genus
Sciurus
species
32
 
complete classification

Description

Description

Table of Contents

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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 exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

A record will be modified by GBIF when either the source record has been changed by the publisher, or improvements in the GBIF processing warrant an update.