HyperDic: family_sciuridae

English > 1 sense of the expression family Sciuridae:
NOUNanimalfamily Sciuridae, Sciuridaea mammal family of true squirrels including
English > family Sciuridae: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningA mammal family of true squirrels including: ground squirrels; marmots; chipmunks; flying squirrels; spermophiles.
SynonymSciuridae
Member ofSciuromorpha, suborder Sciuromorphalarge more or less primitive rodents
MembersCitellus, genus Citellus, Spermophilus, genus Spermophilustypical ground squirrels
Cynomys, genus Cynomysprairie dogs
Eutamias, genus Eutamiaschipmunks of western America and Asia
Glaucomys, genus GlaucomysNew World flying squirrels
Marmota, genus Marmotamarmots
Petauristidae, subfamily PetauristidaeOld World flying squirrels
Sciurus, genus Sciurustype genus of the Sciuridae
Tamias, genus Tamiaschipmunks of eastern North America
Tamiasciurus, genus TamiasciurusAmerican red squirrels
squirrelA kind of arboreal rodent having a long bushy tail
Broadermammal familyA family of mammals
Spanishesciúridos, familia Sciuridae, Sciuridae
CatalanEsciúrid, esciúrids, Sciuridae

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