Brooke's squirrel

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Brooke's squirrel
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Sundasciurus
Subgenus: Sundasciurus
Species: S. brookei
Binomial name
Sundasciurus brookei
(Thomas, 1892)

Brooke's squirrel (Sundasciurus brookei) is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found in Indonesia and Malaysia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. Its namesake is James Brooke, the first white ruler of Sarawak.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lunde, D. & Aplin, K. (2008). Sundasciurus brookei. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 8 January 2009.
  • Thorington, R. W. Jr. and R. S. Hoffman. 2005. Family Sciuridae. pp. 754–818 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.