Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Sciurinae — the squirrels.

Etymologies

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Latin sciurus

Examples

  • "The eastern gray squirrel is the North Carolina state mammal and bears the scientific name Sciurus carolinensis because it was first recorded in the Carolinas," John Brightwell, a graduate student in entomology, said.

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  • "The eastern gray squirrel is the North Carolina state mammal and bears the scientific name Sciurus carolinensis because it was first recorded in the Carolinas," John Brightwell, a graduate student in entomology, said.

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  • "The eastern gray squirrel is the North Carolina state mammal and bears the scientific name Sciurus carolinensis because it was first recorded in the Carolinas," John Brightwell, a graduate student in entomology, said.

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  • But this one was not the British sub-species, Sciurus vulgaris leucourus, distinguished by its pale-coloured tail; it was its duskier but otherwise identical Pyrenean cousin.

    Country diary: Ariège, Pyrenees

  • What it - what they - are also full of is Sciurus carolinensis.

    In the urban game park, nut-gatherers rule

  • I write to inform you that your consignment of fifty water-colored scientific prints, including the Sciurus vulgaris, the Carduelis carduelis and related songbirds, and several of the Lutra lutra, has arrived safely and is in a generally satisfactory condition.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • I write to inform you that your consignment of fifty water-colored scientific prints, including the Sciurus vulgaris, the Carduelis carduelis and related songbirds, and several of the Lutra lutra, has arrived safely and is in a generally satisfactory condition.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • The Wiki article on “Red Squirrel” (Sciurus vulgaris) seems to give a reasonable explanation on why the native species is failing to compete successfully against the invasive grey squirrel Eastern grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis).

    Sciurus niger - The Panda's Thumb

  • Sciurus niger was the previous entry in this blog.

    Freshwater: Unresponsive responses - The Panda's Thumb

  • I write to inform you that your consignment of fifty water-colored scientific prints, including the Sciurus vulgaris, the Carduelis carduelis and related songbirds, and several of the Lutra lutra, has arrived safely and is in a generally satisfactory condition.

    The Mistaken Wife

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