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Taxon: Genus Sciurus Linnaeus, 1758 - tree squirrels (mammal)
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Authorship

SN2000 author citation C. Linnaeus, 1758
Unavailable original name & rank Linnaeus, C. 1735. Syst. Nat. [ed. 1]: [10].
Original name, rank & spelling Linnaeus, C. 1758. Syst. Nat. (ed. 10) 1: 63.

Types

Type ofSciurida (Infraorder) Brandt, 1855 Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997: 122. [new] [inferred]
Type ofSciurina (Subtribe) Batsch, 1788
Nominotypical taxon [ICZN]Sciurus (Subgenus) Linnaeus, 1758

Variants

Unavailable nameSciurus (Genus) nom. inval.
Incorrect spellingSciuris (Genus) orth. inval. Ref: S.J. Brands (ed.), 1989-present: [24 Aug 2021].

Synonyms

Synonymous nameGuerlinguetus (Genus) Gray, 1821 Ref: G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill, 1991: 137.
Synonymous nameNeosciurus (Genus) Trouessart, 1880 Ref: G.B. Corbet & J.E. Hill, 1991: 137.
IncludingSyntheosciurus (Genus) Bangs, 1902 Ref: M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997

Vernacular Names (Dutch)

Full nameeekhoorns

Vernacular Names (English)

Full nametree squirrels
Palaearctic and American tree squirrels
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