Northern Amazon red squirrel

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Northern Amazon red squirrel
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Sciurus
Subgenus: Urosciurus
Species: S. igniventris
Binomial name
Sciurus igniventris
Wagner, 1842
Subspecies[2]
  • S. i. igniventris
  • S. i. cocalis

The northern Amazon red squirrel, Sciurus igniventris, is a squirrel species from South America. It occurs in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amori, G., Koprowski, J. & Roth, L. (2008). Sciurus igniventris. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 6 January 2009.
  2. ^ Thorington, R.W., Jr.; Hoffmann, R.S. (2005). "Family Sciuridae". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: a taxonomic and geographic reference (3rd ed.). The Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 754–818. ISBN 0-8018-8221-4. OCLC 26158608.