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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Cladus: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohors: Theria
Cohors: Eutheria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Cladus: Boreoeutheria
Superordo: Euarchontoglires
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Sciuromorpha

Familia: Sciuridae
Subfamilia: Sciurinae
Tribus: Sciurini - Pteromyini

Sciurinae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817

Sciurinae in Mammal Species of the World.
Wilson, Don E. & Reeder, DeeAnn M. (Editors) 2005. Mammal Species of the World – A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third edition. ISBN 0-8018-8221-4.

Vernacular names
한국어: 청서아과
polski: Wiewiórki

Sciurinae is a subfamily of squirrels (in the family Sciuridae), uniting the flying squirrels with certain related tree squirrels. Older sources[1][2] place the flying squirrels in a separate subfamily (Pteromyinae) and unite all remaining sciurids into the subfamily Sciurinae, but this has been strongly refuted by genetic studies.[3]

Subfamily Sciurinae[4]

Tribe Sciurini
Genus Microsciurus – American dwarf squirrels
Central American dwarf squirrel, M. alfari
Amazon dwarf squirrel, M. flaviventer
Western dwarf squirrel, M. mimulus
Santander dwarf squirrel, M. santanderensis
Genus Rheithrosciurus
Tufted ground squirrel, R. macrotis
Genus Sciurus
Subgenus Sciurus
Allen's squirrel, S. alleni
Arizona gray squirrel, S. arizonensis
Mexican gray squirrel, S. aureogaster
Eastern gray squirrel, S. carolinensis
Collie's squirrel, S. colliaei
Deppe's squirrel, S. deppei
Japanese squirrel, S. lis
Calabrian black squirrel, S. meridionalis
Mexican fox squirrel, S. nayaritensis
Fox squirrel, S. niger
Peters's squirrel, S. oculatus
Variegated squirrel, S. variegatoides
Eurasian red squirrel, S. vulgaris
Yucatan squirrel, S. yucatanensis
Subgenus Otosciurus
Abert's squirrel, S. aberti
Subgenus Guerlinguetus
Brazilian squirrel or Guianan squirrel, S. aestuans
Yellow-throated squirrel, S. gilvigularis
Red-tailed squirrel, S. granatensis
Bolivian squirrel, S. ignitus
Andean squirrel, S. pucheranii
Richmond's squirrel, S. richmondi
Sanborn's squirrel, S. sanborni
Guayaquil squirrel, S. stramineus
Subgenus Tenes
Persian squirrel, S. anomalus
Subgenus Hadrosciurus
Fiery squirrel, S. flammifer
Junín red squirrel, S. pyrrhinus
Subgenus Hesperosciurus
Western gray squirrel, S. griseus
Subgenus Urosciurus
Northern Amazon red squirrel, S. igniventris
Southern Amazon red squirrel, S. spadiceus
Genus Syntheosciurus
Bangs's mountain squirrel, S. brochus
Genus Tamiasciurus - pine squirrels
Douglas squirrel, T. douglasii
Southwestern red squirrel T. fremonti
American red squirrel, T. hudsonicus
Mearns's squirrel, T. mearnsi
Tribe Pteromyini – flying squirrels
Subtribe Glaucomyina
Genus Eoglaucomys
Kashmir flying squirrel, E. fimbriatus
Genus Glaucomys – New World flying squirrels
Southern flying squirrel, G. volans
Northern flying squirrel, G. sabrinus
Humboldt's flying squirrel, G. oregonensis
Genus Hylopetes
Particolored flying squirrel, H. alboniger
Afghan flying squirrel, H. baberi
Bartel's flying squirrel, H. bartelsi
Gray-cheeked flying squirrel, H. lepidus
Palawan flying squirrel, H. nigripes
Indochinese flying squirrel, H. phayrei
Jentink's flying squirrel, H. platyurus
Sipora flying squirrel, H. sipora
Red-cheeked flying squirrel, H. spadiceus
Sumatran flying squirrel, H. winstoni
Genus Iomys
Javanese flying squirrel, I. horsfieldi
Mentawi flying squirrel, I. sipora
Genus Petaurillus – pygmy flying squirrels
Lesser pygmy flying squirrel, P. emiliae
Hose's pygmy flying squirrel, P. hosei
Selangor pygmy flying squirrel, P. kinlochii
Genus Petinomys
Basilan flying squirrel, P. crinitus
Travancore flying squirrel, P. fuscocapillus
Whiskered flying squirrel, P. genibarbis
Hagen's flying squirrel, P. hageni
Siberut flying squirrel, P. lugens
Mindanao flying squirrel, P. mindanensis
Arrow flying squirrel, P. sagitta
Temminck's flying squirrel, P. setosus
Vordermann's flying squirrel, P. vordermanni
Subtribe Pteromyina
Genus Aeretes
Groove-toothed flying squirrel, A. melanopterus
Genus Aeromys – large black flying squirrels
Black flying squirrel, A. tephromelas
Thomas's flying squirrel, A. thomasi
Genus Belomys
Hairy-footed flying squirrel, B. pearsonii
Genus Biswamoyopterus
Namdapha flying squirrel, B. biswasi
Laotian giant flying squirrel, B. laoensis
Mount Gaoligong flying squirrel, B. gaoligongensis
Genus Eupetaurus
Western woolly flying squirrel, Eupetaurus cinereus
Yunnan woolly flying squirrel, Eupetaurus nivamons
Tibetan woolly flying squirrel, Eupetaurus tibetensis
Genus Petaurista
Red and white giant flying squirrel, P. alborufus
Spotted giant flying squirrel, P. elegans
Hodgson's giant flying squirrel, P. magnificus
Bhutan giant flying squirrel, P. nobilis
Indian giant flying squirrel, P. philippensis
Chinese giant flying squirrel, P. xanthotis
Japanese giant flying squirrel, P. leucogenys
Red giant flying squirrel, P. petaurista
Genus Pteromys – Old World flying squirrel
Siberian flying squirrel, P. volans
Japanese dwarf flying squirrel, P. momonga
Genus Pteromyscus
Smoky flying squirrel, P. pulverulentus
Genus Trogopterus
Complex-toothed flying squirrel, T. xanthipes


Hoffmann, R.S.; Anderson, C.G.; Thorington, R.W.J; Heaney, L.R (1993). Wilson, D.E; Reeder, Reeder (eds.). Family Sciuridae. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. pp. 419–465.
Thorington, RW; Pitassy, D; Jansa, S (2002). "Phylogenies of flying squirrels (Pteromyinae)". J. Mamm. Evol. 9: 99–135. doi:10.1023/A:1021335912016. S2CID 12443674.
Steppan, S. J. B. L. Storz, and R. S. Hoffmann. 2004. Nuclear DNA phylogeny of the squirrels (Mammalia: Rodentia) and the evolution of arboreality from c-myc and RAG1. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 30:703-719.
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. walker's mammals of the world 5th edition Volume 1

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