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SPECIES Paraxerus palliatus

Author:Peters, 1852.
Citation:Bericht Verhandl. K. Preuss. Akad. Wiss., Berlin, 17: 273.
Common Name:Red Bush Squirrel
Type Locality:Mozambique, mainland near Mocambique Isl "Africa orientalis, Quintangonha, 15 Lat. Austr."
Distribution:S Somalia, E Kenya, E Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa).
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Kingdon (1974b) recognized three subspecies in the northern part of the range, Viljoen (1989) recognized four in the southern part.
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SUBSPECIES palliatus

SUBSPECIES bridgemani

SUBSPECIES frerei

SUBSPECIES ornatus

SUBSPECIES sponsus

SUBSPECIES swynnertoni

SUBSPECIES tanae

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