Thomas's rope squirrel

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Thomas's Rope Squirrel
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Funisciurus
Species: F. anerythrus
Binomial name
Funisciurus anerythrus
(Thomas, 1890)
  • F. a. anerythrus
  • F. a. bandarum
  • F. a. mystax
  • F. a. raptorum

The Thomas's Rope Squirrel (Funisciurus anerythrus) is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found in Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, and Nigeria. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.


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  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.