Fiery squirrel

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Fiery squirrel
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Sciurus
Subgenus: Hadrosciurus
Species: S. flammifer
Binomial name
Sciurus flammifer
Thomas, 1904

The fiery squirrel (Sciurus flammifer) is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is endemic to Venezuela.


  1. ^ Amori, G., Koprowski, J. & Roth, L. (2008). Sciurus flammifer. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 6 January 2009.
  • Thorington, R. W. and R. S. Hoffmann. 2005. Family Sciuridae. pp 754–818 in Mammal Species of the World A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.