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Funisciurus  Trouessart, 1880
Taxonomic Serial No.: 632287

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Rope Squirrels [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderSciuromorpha Brandt, 1855 – squirrels  
                                     FamilySciuridae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817 – squirrels, marmots, chipmunks  
                                        SubfamilyXerinae Osborn, 1910  
                                           TribeProtoxerini Moore, 1959 – African tree squirrels  
                                              GenusFunisciurus Trouessart, 1880 – Rope Squirrels  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Funisciurus anerythrus (Thomas, 1890) – Thomas's Rope Squirrel 
                                                 Species Funisciurus bayonii (Bocage, 1890) – Lunda Rope Squirrel 
                                                 Species Funisciurus carruthersi Thomas, 1906 – Carruther's Mountain Squirrel 
                                                 Species Funisciurus congicus (Kuhl, 1820) – Congo Rope Squirrel 
                                                 Species Funisciurus duchaillui Sanborn, 1953 – Du Chaillu's Rope Squirrel 
                                                 Species Funisciurus isabella (Gray, 1862) – Lady Burton's Rope Squirrel 
                                                 Species Funisciurus lemniscatus (Le Conte, 1857) – Ribboned Rope Squirrel 
                                                 Species Funisciurus leucogenys (Waterhouse, 1842) – Red-cheeked Rope Squirrel 
                                                 Species Funisciurus pyrropus (F. Cuvier, 1833) – Fire-footed Rope Squirrel 
                                                 Species Funisciurus substriatus de Winton, 1899 – Kintampo Rope Squirrel 
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Thorington, Richard W., Jr., and Robert S. Hoffman / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Sciuridae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 754-818   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
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  Reference for: Funisciurus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Thorington, Richard W., Jr., John L. Koprowski, Michael A. Steele, and James F. Whatton  
  Publication Date: 2012   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Squirrels of the World   
  Page(s): vii + 459   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-4214-0469-9   
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  Reference for: Funisciurus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Funisciurus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Funisciurus, Rope Squirrels [English]   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Tribe Funambulini according to Moore (1959). Raised to full generic rank by Thomas (1897b). This treatment follows Amtmann (1975), and Kingdon (1997). Recent molecular work suggests that Funisciurus is not closely related to Funambulus (Mercer and Roth, 2003). Instead, it should be considered a member of the Tribe Protoxerini, according to Steppan et al. (2004)  
 

 

   

 
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