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Sciuridae

"Sciuridae" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A family of the order Rodentia which contains 49 genera. Some of the more common genera are MARMOTA, which includes the marmot and woodchuck; Sciurus, the gray squirrel, S. carolinensis, and the fox squirrel, S. niger; Tamias, the eastern and western chipmunk; and Tamiasciurus, the red squirrel. The flying squirrels, except the scaly-tailed Anomaluridae, also belong to this family.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Sciuridae" by people in this website by year, and whether "Sciuridae" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 4 publications over 4 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1992 and 2007 and 2010 and 2017
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