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SPECIES Heliosciurus ruwenzorii

Author:Schwann, 1904.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 7, 13: 71.
Common Name:Ruwenzori Sun Squirrel
Type Locality:E Dem. Rep. Congo, Ruwenzori, Wimi Valley.
Distribution:Ruwenzori Mtns in E Dem. Rep. Congo; Rwanda; Burundi; SW Uganda.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Formerly included in Aethosciurus, which is here included in Paraxerus following Moore (1959).
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SUBSPECIES ruwenzorii

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