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Sciurus (Sciurus)  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 930233

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subgenus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderSciuromorpha Brandt, 1855 – squirrels  
                                     FamilySciuridae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817 – squirrels, marmots, chipmunks  
                                        SubfamilySciurinae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817  
                                           TribeSciurini Fischer de Waldheim, 1817 – Holarctic tree squirrels  
                                              GenusSciurus Linnaeus, 1758 – tree squirrels  
                                                 SubgenusSciurus (Sciurus) Linnaeus, 1758  
    Direct Children:  
                                                    SpeciesSciurus alleni Nelson, 1898 – Allen's Squirrel 
                                                    SpeciesSciurus arizonensis Coues, 1867 – Ardilla de Arizona, Arizona Gray Squirrel 
                                                    SpeciesSciurus aureogaster F. Cuvier, 1829 – Ardilla vientre rojo, Mexican gray squirrel, Red-bellied Squirrel 
                                                    SpeciesSciurus carolinensis Gmelin, 1788 – gray squirrel, écureuil gris, Eastern Gray Squirrel 
                                                    SpeciesSciurus colliaei Richardson, 1839 – Collie's Squirrel 
                                                    SpeciesSciurus deppei Peters, 1863 – Deppe's Squirrel 
                                                    SpeciesSciurus lis Temminck, 1844 – Japanese Squirrel 
                                                    SpeciesSciurus nayaritensis J. A. Allen, 1890 – Nayarit squirrel, Ardilla de Nayarit, Mexican Fox Squirrel 
                                                    SpeciesSciurus niger Linnaeus, 1758 – fox squirrel, Ardilla zorra, Eastern Fox Squirrel 
                                                    SpeciesSciurus oculatus Peters, 1863 – Peters's Squirrel 
                                                    SpeciesSciurus variegatoides Ogilby, 1839 – Variegated Squirrel 
                                                    SpeciesSciurus vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758 – Eurasian Red Squirrel 
                                                    SpeciesSciurus yucatanensis J. A. Allen, 1877 – Yucatan Squirrel 

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Thorington, Richard W., Jr., and Robert S. Hoffman / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.   
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Sciuridae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 754-818   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Sciurus (Sciurus)   

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