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SPECIES Sciurus (Hadrosciurus) pyrrhinus

Author:Thomas, 1898.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 7, 2: 265.
Common Name:Junín Red Squirrel
Type Locality:Peru, Junin Dept., Vitoc, Garita del Sol.
Distribution:E slopes of the Andes of Peru.
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Hadrosciurus; see Cabrera (1961:378). J. A. Allen (1915b) placed pyrrhinus in the genus Mesosciurus.
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