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SPECIES Sciurillus pusillus

Author:E. Geoffroy, 1803.
Citation:In Cat. Mamm. Mus. Hist. Nat., Paris: 178.
Common Name:Neotropical Pygmy Squirrel
Type Locality:French Guiana, Cayenne.
Distribution:Brazil, French Guiana, Peru, Suriname.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Husson (1978) designated a lectotype. Allelic data first indicated that this species falls outside the clade that contains other New World tree squirrels (Hafner et al., 1994a).
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SUBSPECIES pusillus

SUBSPECIES glaucinus

SUBSPECIES kuhlii

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