Sciuridae

Family in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataMammaliaRodentia

  • 498,186

    Occurrences
  • 439

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Sciuridae

Common names

  • chipmunks eng
  • marmots eng
  • squirrel eng
  • more

Taxonomic status

Accepted family

Living period

37.2 to 0.0 Ma

Habitat

Terrestrial, Not marine, Scansorial

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Mammalia
order
Rodentia
family
Sciuridae
genus
101
species
439
 
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Bibliography

Duma,R. J.,Sonenshine,D. E.,Bozeman,F. Marilyn,Veazey,J. M.,Jr,Elisberg,Bennett L.,Chadwick,D. P.,Stocks,N. I.,McGill,T. M.,Miller,G. B.,Jr,MacCormack,J. N. (1981) Epidemic typhus in the United States associated with flying squirrels
DOI:http://phthiraptera.info/node/46639

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 (117245467) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on Apr 13, 2016.