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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Sciuridae
Reference taxon from EOL Dynamic Hierarchy Trunk
Petauristidae
Family recognized by Paleobiology Database
Sciuridae
Recognized by Flickr BHL, iNaturalist, Afghanistan Species List, NMNH Mammals, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology DwCA, CalPhotos, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, BioImages, the virtual fieldguide, UK, AnAge articles, Conabio, Conabio, Animal Diversity Web, Animal Diversity Web, INBio, Fitzpatrick Institute of Ornithology Virtual Museum, Fitzpatrick Institute of Ornithology Virtual Museum, Morgan Ernest 2003, VERA, Kissling et al, 2014, IUCN, Afghanistan Species List, Albania Species List, Algeria Species List, Andorra Species List, Angola Species List, Armenia Species List, Austria Species List, Bangladesh Species List, Belarus Species List, Australia Species List, Belize Species List, Benin Species List, Bhutan Species List, Belgium Species List, Bolivia Species List, Bosnia and Herzegovina Species List, Botswana Species List, Brazil Species List, Bulgaria Species List, Burkina Faso Species List, Burundi Species List, Cambodia Species List, Cameroon Species List, Canada Species List, Central African Republic Species List, Chad Species List, Chile Species List, China Species List, Colombia Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Croatia Species List, Czech Republic Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Denmark Species List, Dominican Republic Species List, Ecuador Species List, El Salvador Species List, Equatorial Guinea Species List, Eritrea Species List, Estonia Species List, Ethiopia Species List, Finland Species List, France Species List, French Guiana Species List, Gabon Species List, Georgia Species List, Germany Species List, Ghana Species List, Greece Species List, Guatemala Species List, Guinea Bissau Species List, Guinea Species List, Guyana Species List, Hong Kong Species List, Hungary Species List, India Species List, Iran Species List, Iraq Species List, Ireland Species List, Israel Species List, Italy Species List, Ivory Coast Species List, Kazakhstan Species List, Kenya Species List, Kyrgyzstan Species List, Laos Species List, Latvia Species List, Liberia Species List, Libya Species List, Liechtenstein Species List, Lithuania Species List, Luxembourg Species List, Macedonia Species List, Malawi Species List, Malaysia Species List, Mali Species List, Mauritania Species List, Mongolia Species List, Montenegro Species List, Morocco Species List, Mozambique Species List, Myanmar Species List, Namibia Species List, Nepal Species List, Nicaragua Species List, Niger Species List, Nigeria Species List, North Korean Species List, Norway Species List, Pakistan Species List, Palestine Species List, Panama Species List, Peru Species List, Paraguay Species List, Philippines Species List, Poland Species List, Portugal Species List, Republic of the Congo Species List, Romania Species List, Russia Species List, Rwanda Species List, Senegal Species List, Serbia Species List, Sierra Leone Species List, Singapore Species List, Slovakia Species List, Slovenia Species List, Somalia Species List, South Korea Species List, South Sudan Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Sudan Species List, Suriname Species List, Sweden Species List, Switzerland Species List, Syria Species List, Taiwan Species List, Tajikistan Species List, Tanzania Species List, Thailand Species List, The Netherlands Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Togo Species List, Turkey Species List, Turkmenistan Species List, Uganda Species List, Ukraine Species List, United Arab Emirates Species List, United Kingdom Species List, Venezuela Species List, Vietnam Species List, Uzbekistan Species List, Zambia Species List, Zimbabwe Species List, Argentina Species List, Japan Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, South Atlantic Species List, South Pacific Species List, and Lovegrove 2014
Sciuridae Fischer de Waldheim 1817
Sciuridae Hemprich 1820
Sciurus subgen. Guerlinguetus Gray 1821

Alternative Names

Petauristidae
? amoenus Allen, 1890
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? angusticeps Matthew, 1933
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? arctomyoides Douglass, 1903
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? argonautus Stirton & Goeriz, 1942
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? ateles Hall, 1930
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? ballovianus Cope, 1881
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? beecheyi Richardson, 1829
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? bensoni Gidley, 1922
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? bicolor Sparrmann, 1778
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? blacki de Bruijn, 1967
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? bredai von Meyer, 1848
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? bryanti Wilson, 1960
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? bulleri Miller & Rehn, 1901
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? canipes Fleharty, 1960
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? capensis Kerr, 1792
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? cinereicollis Allen, 1890
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? cochisei Gidley, 1922
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? cragini Hibbard, 1941
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? dotti Hibbard, 1954
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? douglasi Bachman, 1839
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? douglassi Korth, 1981
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? durangae Allen, 1903
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? finlayensis Strain, 1966
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? flaviventer Audubon & Bachman, 1841
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? fricki Hibbard, 1942
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? gibberosus Hofmann, 1893
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? gidleyi Merriam et al., 1925
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? giganteus Freudenberg, 1941
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? gunnisoni Baird, 1855
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? howelli Hibbard, 1941
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? hudsonia Schreber, 1792
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? hudsonicus Erxleben, 1777
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? insignis Desmarest, 1822
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? interpres Merriam, 1890
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? jamesi Lindsay, 1972
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? junturensis Shotwell & Russell, 1963
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? malheurensis Gazin, 1932
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? malloryi Martin, 1998
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? matachicensis Wilson, 1949
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? mathewsi James, 1963
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? matthewi Black, 1963
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? mcgheei Strain, 1966
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? mckayensis Shotwell, 1956
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? merriami Merriam, 1897
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? mexicana Wilson, 1949
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? minimus Lindsay, 1972
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? minor Kellogg, 1910
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? monax Linnaeus, 1758
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? nevadensis Kellogg, 1910
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? obscurus Allen, 1890
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? ochrogenys Sutton & Nadler, 1974
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? olympus Merriam, 1898
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? oregonensis Downs, 1956
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? oregonensis Shotwell, 1956
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? orientalis Qiu, 1991
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? palliatus Peters, 1852
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? pattersoni Wilson, 1949
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? primitivus Bryant, 1945
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? pygerythrus Geoffroy, 1831
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? quadrivittatus Say, 1823
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? quatalensis Gazin, 1930
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? relictus Cope, 1873
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? rexroadensis Hibbard, 1941
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? ruficaudus Howell, 1920
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? rufus Patterson, 1984
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? russicus Tiedemann, 1808
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? sawrockensis Hibbard, 1964
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? senex Allen, 1890
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? shotwelli Black, 1963
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? siskiyou Sutton & Nadler, 1974
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? striatus Linnaeus, 1758
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? taylori Hay, 1921
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? tecuyensis Bryant, 1945
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? tephrus Gazin, 1932
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? tuitus Hay, 1921
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? umbrinus Allen, 1890
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? uphami James, 1963
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? vetus Marsh, 1871
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? vortmani Cope, 1879
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
? wilsoni Shotwell, 1956
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aragoxerus Cuenca Bescós 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Douglassia Emry & Korth 1996
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Freudenthalia Cuenca Bescós 1988
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Getuloxerus Lavocat 1961
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Guerlinguetus Gray 1821
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kubwaxerus Cifelli, Ibui, Jacobs & Thorington 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Marmota Frisch 1775
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Meinia Qiu Zhuding 1981
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Miosciurus Black 1963
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Neopetes Daxner-Höck 2004
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Oligopetes Heissig 1979
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Oriensciurus Qiu & Yan 2005
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Parapetaurista Qiu Zhuding & Liu Yipu 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Petauria Dehm 1962
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Petauristidae
Harvest ancestor according to GBIF classification
Petauristidae
Synonym according to Dynamic Hierarchy Synonyms
Pliopetes Kretzoi 1959
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pliosciuropterus Sulimski 1964
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sciuridae Gray 1821
Harvest ancestor according to EOL authors
Shuanggouia Qiu Zhuding & Liu Yipu 1986
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sinotamias Zhuding Qiu 1991
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

squirrels preferred
Recognized by Animal Diversity Web
Unidentified Sciuridae
squirrels and relatives preferred
Ground Squirrels, Tree Squirrels
Recognized by CITES
squirrel
Recognized by Paleobiology Database

Afrikaans

Eekhoring preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Akan

Opuro preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Albanian

Ketri preferred
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Amharic

ሽኮኮ preferred
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Arabic

سنجابيات preferred
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Armenian

սկյուռանմաններ preferred
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Asturian

Esguilu preferred
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Atikamekw

anikotcac preferred
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Avaric

Гвангва preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azerbaijani

Sincablar preferred
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Basque

Esziurido preferred
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Belarusian

вавёркавыя preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bengali

কাঠবিড়ালী preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bosnian

Vjeverice preferred
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Brazilian Portuguese

Esquilos preferred
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Bulgarian

катерицови preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Burmese

ရှဉ့် preferred
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Catalan; Valencian

Esciúrid preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Chechen

Тарсал preferred
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Chuvash

Пакша йышшисем preferred
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Croatian

Vjeverice preferred
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Czech

veverkovití preferred
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Danish

Egern preferred
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Dutch; Flemish

eekhoorns preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Eekhoorns preferred
Recognized by m.rwa and admin

Erzya

Ур preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Esperanto

Sciuredoj preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Estonian

Oravlased preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Oravat preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, christinaflann, and admin

French

écureuil preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Ecureuils Terrestres, Écureuils Arboricoles
Recognized by CITES

Galician

Esquío preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Georgian

ციყვისებრნი preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

German

Hörnchen preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Greek, Modern (1453-)

Σκίουρος preferred
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Guarani

Kuatirana preferred
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Hebrew

סנאיים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hindi

गिलहरी preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

Mókusfélék preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Icelandic

Íkorni preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ido

Skurelo preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Indonesian

Bajing preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Irish

Iora preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

リス preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
リス科 preferred
Recognized by piaf and admin

Javanese

Cuwut preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kabardian Circassian

КӀэпхъ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kannada

ಅಳಿಲು preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kazakh

Тиіндер preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kirghiz; Kyrgyz

Тыйын чычкан сымалдар preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Komi

Ур preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Kurdish

Sihor preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lak

Бюрхттукку preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Latin

Sciurus preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Latvian

Vāveres preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lingua Franca Nova

Scural preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Lithuanian

Voveriniai preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Luxembourgish; Letzeburgesch

Kaweechelcher preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Macedonian

верверици preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Malay

Tupai preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Malayalam

അണ്ണാൻ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Manx

Fiorag preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Marathi

खार preferred
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Meadow Mari

Ур preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Navajo; Navaho

Hazéí preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Nepali

लोखर्के preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Norwegian

Ekornfamilien preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
ekornfamilien preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Occitan (post 1500)

Sciurids preferred
Recognized by chant30 and admin

Oriya

ଗୁଣ୍ଡୁଚି ମୂଷା preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ossetian; Ossetic

Æхсæрсæттæг preferred
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Persian

سنجاب preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

wiewiórkowate preferred
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Portuguese

Esquilo preferred
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Punjabi

ਕਾਟੋ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Quechua

Antharu preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan

Veveriță preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

беличьи preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Sakha

Тииҥниҥилэр кэргэннэрэ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Sanskrit

चिक्रोड़ः preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Serbian

веверица preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Shambala

Vjeverice preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Shona

Tsindi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Slovak

Vevericovité preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Somali

Dabagaale preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

Prave veverice preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
ardilla preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
ardillas preferred
Recognized by EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9 and admin
Ardillas Arboricolas, Ardillas Terrestres
Recognized by CITES

Sundanese

Bajing preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swahili

Kindi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Swedish

Ekorrar preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Tagalog

Iskwirel preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Tamil

அணில் preferred
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Telugu

ఉడుత preferred
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Thai

กระรอก preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Tibetan

ནགས་བྱི། preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Turkish

Sincap preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

вивіркові preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Unspecified

Ekosi preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
No'kéeho preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Sehlora preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Ververa preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Ācweorna preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
थ्वाच्चा preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
ᏌᎶᎵ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vietnamese

Họ Sóc preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Walloon

Spirous preferred
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Welsh

Gwiwer preferred
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Western Frisian

Iikhoarntsjes preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Yiddish

וועווערקע preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Zhuang; Chuang

Noucoengz preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Zulu

Intshindane preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Pap

Djaca di caña preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Azb

سینجابلار preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bcl

Squirrel preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Nan

Phòng-chhí preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Nds Nl

Kateker preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Nrm

Jaqùet preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Pnb

گالڑ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Sciuridae

GBIF classification

Animalia
Chordata
Mammalia
Rodentia
431 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

IUCN

Animalia
Chordata
Mammalia
Rodentia
Sciuridae (this page)