Carruther's mountain squirrel

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Carruther's Mountain Squirrel
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Funisciurus
Species: F. carruthersi
Binomial name
Funisciurus carruthersi
Thomas, 1906
  • F. c. carruthersi
  • F. c birungensis
  • F. c. chrysippus
  • F. c. tanganyikae

The Carruther's Mountain Squirrel (Funisciurus carruthersi) is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane 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.