African bush squirrel

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African bush squirrels
Temporal range: Recent
Smiths Bush Squirrel (Paraxerus cepapi) on post.jpg
Smith's bush squirrel (P. cepapi)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Subfamily: Xerinae
Tribe: Protoxerini
Genus: Paraxerus
Forsyth Major, 1893

The African bush squirrels are a genus, Paraxerus, squirrels of the subfamily Xerinae. They are only found in Africa. The 11 species in this genus are: