Sciurus

Taxobox
name = Tree squirrels
fossil_range = Middle Miocene - Recent



image_width = 250px
image_caption = Eastern Gray Squirrel ("Sciurus carolinensis")
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Mammalia
ordo = Rodentia
subordo = Sciuromorpha
familia = Sciuridae
subfamilia = Sciurinae
tribus = Sciurini
genus = "Sciurus"
genus_authority = Linnaeus, 1758
subdivision_ranks = Subgenera
subdivision = "Tenes"
"Sciurus"
"Hesperosciurus"
"Otosciurus"
"Guerlinguetus"
"Hadrosciurus"
"Urosciurus"
The genus "Sciurus" contains most of the common, bushy-tailed squirrels in North America, Europe, temperate Asia, Central America and South America.

pecies

*Genus "Sciurus"
**Subgenus "Tenes"
***"Sciurus anomalus"- Persian Squirrel
**Subgenus "Sciurus"
***"Sciurus vulgaris" - Eurasian Red Squirrel
***"Sciurus lis" - Japanese Squirrel
***"Sciurus carolinensis" - Eastern Gray Squirrel
***"Sciurus aureogaster" - Mexican Gray Squirrel
***"Sciurus colliaei" - Collie's Squirrel
***"Sciurus yucatanensis" - Yucatan Squirrel
***"Sciurus variegatoides" - Variegated Squirrel
***"Sciurus deppei" - Deppe's Squirrel
***"Sciurus niger" - Eastern Fox Squirrel
***"Sciurus oculatus" - Peters's Squirrel
***"Sciurus alleni" - Allen's Squirrel
***"Sciurus nayaritensis" - Mexican Fox Squirrel
***"Sciurus arizonensis" - Arizona Gray Squirrel
**Subgenus "Hesperosciurus"
***"Sciurus griseus" - Western Gray Squirrel
**Subgenus "Otosciurus"
***"Sciurus aberti" - Abert's Squirrel
**Subgenus "Guerlinguetus"
***"Sciurus granatensis" - Red-tailed Squirrel
***"Sciurus richmondi" - Richmond's Squirrel
***"Sciurus aestuans" - Brazilian Squirrel or Guianan Squirrel
***"Sciurus gilvigularis" - Yellow-throated Squirrel
***"Sciurus ignitus" - Bolivian Squirrel
***"Sciurus ingrami" - Atlantic Forest Squirrel
***"Sciurus pucheranii" - Andean Squirrel
***"Sciurus stramineus" - Guayaquil Squirrel
***"Sciurus sanborni" - Sanborn's Squirrel
***"Sciurus argentinius" - South Yungas Red Squirrel
**Subgenus "Hadrosciurus"
***"Sciurus flammifer" - Fiery Squirrel
***"Sciurus pyrrhinus" - Junín Red Squirrel
**Subgenus "Urosciurus"
***"Sciurus igniventris" - Northern Amazon Red Squirrel
***"Sciurus spadiceus" - Southern Amazon Red Squirrel

References

*BookReferenceDuffLawsonMammals
*Nowak, Ronald M. 1999. "Walker's Mammals of the World", 6th edition. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1936 pp. ISBN 0-8018-5789-9
*Eisenberg, J.F. 1989. "Mammals of the Neotropics, Volume 1: The Northern Neotropics: Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana". The University of Chicago Press.
*Redford, K.H. and Eisenberg, J.F. 1992. "Mammals of the Neotropics, Volume 2: The Southern Cone: Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay". University of Chicago Press.
*Eisenberg, J.F. and Redford, K.H. 1999. "Mammals of the Neotropics, Volume 3: The Central Neotropics: Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil". University of Chicago Press.
*Thorington, R. W. and R. S. Hoffmann. 2005. Family Sciuridae. Pp 754-818 in Mammal Species of the World A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.


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