Types of Squirrels and Coloring Pages

Types of Squirrels and Coloring Pages

Squirrels are animals classified in small mammals, often squirrels equated with squirrels, it happens because squirrels and squirrels have similarities. Whereas squirrels and squirrels are not the same and distant kinship, squirrels classified into insectinvora (insectivorous animals) together cerurut while squirrels classified in rodentia (rodents) with mice.

Squirrels have a ratio of the brain larger than the size of the body, even the ratio of squirrel brain is the largest among other creatures, including humans. Squirrels were once separated by cerebrum who remain in insectivorous nations and transferred with monkeys to primate nations, due to the internal resemblance of squirrels considered primate primates.

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But now the squirrels are classified separately in the scandentian order with the primates, the dermoptera nation that compose the animal group by the name of Euarchonta.


  • Scientific Classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Mammals
  • Order: Scandentia
  • Tribe
  • Tupaiidae
  • Ptilocercidae


The types of squirrels are as follows:

1. The madras squirrel (Anathana ellioti)

Squirrel madras Anathana ellioti
Mandras squirrel is a type of squirrel derived from the genus Anathana is widely spread in the Indian subcontinent, this squirrel has a reddish-brown color on the back to tail. This type of squirrel likes to spend time on the ground or climbing on rocks to look for insects or grains.

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2. Small-tailed squirrel indochina (Dendrogale murina)

The small-sized indochina squirrel is a type of squirrel derived from the Dendrogale genus that is widely spread in Cambodia, southern Vietnam and eastern Thailand. This squirrel has a blackish brown on the upper part of its body and light brown on the bottom, dark tail color and darker near the end, has relatively small claws, they like to eat fruit, arthopods and small vertebrates.

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3. Small-tailed squirrel (Dendrogale melanura)

The small-tailed squirrel (Dendrogale melanura) is a type of squirrel derived from the genus dendrogale and its presence is limited in northern Sarawak. This squirrel is dark brown on the top and the color orange with gray ash and shiny reddish black along the bottom side. They have a short snout and sharp claws.

4. Squirrel indochina (Tupaia belangeri)

Squirrel indochina (Tupaia belangeri) is a type of squirrel derived from the genus of tupaia whose existence is spread in assam, bangladesh, thailand, indochina, hainan, burma and southern China.

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5. Mentawai squirrel (Tupaia chrysogaster)
Mentawai squirrel (Tupaia chrysogaster) is a type of squirrel derived from the genus of tupaia whose presence is spread in the Mentawai Islands, West Sumatra, Indonesia. A squirrel that has a long tail, and both hearing, sight, and smell. These squirrels are all kinds of eaters (omnivores). The food eaten is a variety of grain insects, small vertebrates, to fruits. The period of this squirrel pregnancy is 50 days, when newborn baby squirrel metawai can not see and do not have hair, but they can leave the nest at the age of 1 month.

6. Striped squirrel (Tupaia dorsalis)

Squirrels are striped
Striped squirrel (Tupaia dorsalis) is a type of squirrel derived from the genus Tupaai This squirrel has a straight black line on its back, from the back of the head to the base of its tail. Back hair is smooth and short, striated with a white base, in the middle of yellow to brownish yellow, and the tip is black. This mixture of color becomes like a pepper powder because the color is yellowish brown to yellowish black. The surface of his stomach is yellowish-gray. This type of squirrel banytak spread on the island of Borneo.

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7. Root squirrel (Tupaia gis)

Root squirrel
Root squirrel (Tupaia gis) is a type of squirrel derived from the genus of tupaia that is widely spread in Peninsular Malaya, Sumatra, Java and Borneo. The squirrel's back is reddish-brown and the tail is blackish while yellowish-gray on the belly and there is a pale line on the shoulder. These squirrels are actively looking for food during the day, they live in pairs.

8. Slim squirrel (Tupaia gracilis)

Slim squirrel (Tupaia gracilis) is a type of squirrel derived from the genus of tupaia is widely spread in Borneo, Karimata, Bangka and Belitung.

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9. Squirrel kekes (Tupaia javanica)
Squirrel kekes (Tupaia javanica) is a type of squirrel derived from the genus of tupaia is widely spread in Sumatra, Nias, Java and Bali.tupai is slim. The upper body of this squirrel is yellow-brown gray with blackish-haired spots, on the eyes and shoulders whitish whitish while the sides of the abdomen and bottom of the legs are yellowish to whitish, this squirrel has a long tail, wide, but not thickly colored Yellow brown with blackish spots.

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10. Squirrel-long legs (Tupaia longipes)
Squirrel-long squirrel (Tupaia longipes) is a type of squirrel derived from the genus of tupaia commonly found in Sarawak, Malaysia

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11. Small squirrel (Tupaia minor)
Small squirrel (Tupaia minor) is a type of squirrel derived from the genus of tupaia found mostly in the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo, and several islands such as Singkep and Pulau Laut.

12. The kalamian squirrel (Tupaia moellendorffi)
The kalamian squirrel (Tupaia moellendorffi) is a type of squirrel derived from the genus of tupaia and is commonly found in Calamian Island, Philippines. Has a rather short snout.

13. Mountain squirrel (Tupaia montana)
Mountain squirrel (Tupaia montana) type of squirrel derived from the genus Tupaia whose existence is Limited in the mountains in Sarawak, Malaysia. The back is rust colored with a black line along the back but the color is not clear, has a short tail, while the bottom is yellow.

14. The nikobar squirrel (Tupaia nicobarica)
Typhoon nikobar (Tupaia nicobarica) is a type of squirrel derived from the genus of tupaia whose existence is Limited in Nicobar Islands, India.

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15. Palawan squirrel (Tupaia palawanensis)
Palawan saffron (Tupaia palawanensis) is a type of squirrel derived from the Tupaia genus whose presence is spread Limited in Palawan, Philippines.

16. The painted squirrel (Tupaia picta)
The painted squirrel (Tupaia picta) is a type of squirrel derived from the Tupaia genus and its presence is scattered in Sarawak.

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17. Beautiful squirrel (Tupaia splendidula)
The beautiful squirrel (Tupaia splendidula) is a type of squirrel derived from the Tupaia genus and its presence is scattered in southern Borneo, Karimata, Natuna, and Pulau Laut.

18. Ground ground (Tupaia tana)
The ground squirrel (Tupaia tana) is a squirrel species originating from the Tupaia genus and its existence exists only on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo.

19. Squirrel mindanao (Urogale evereti)

The mindanao squirrel (Urogale evereti) is a type of squirrel derived from the urogale genus and spreads Limited in Mindanao and the surrounding islands of the Philippines.

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20. Squirrel-tail brush (Ptilocercus lowii)

The brush-tailed squirrel (Ptilocercus lowii) is a squirrel derived from the genus Ptilocercus whose presence is spread over the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo and the surrounding islands.

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