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SPECIES Myosciurus pumilio

Author:Le Conte, 1857.
Citation:Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 9: 11.
Common Name:African Pygmy Squirrel
Type Locality:Gabon. "...the head waters of the Ovenga River...".
Distribution:SE Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Bioko (Equatorial Guinea).
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Reviewed by Gharaibeh and Jones (1996, Mammalian Species No. 523).
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Synonyms:

    minutulus Hollister, 1921
    minutus (Du Chaillu, 1860)

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