Celebes dwarf squirrel

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Celebes dwarf squirrel
Celebes Dwarf Squirrel - Tangkoko.JPG
Celebes dwarf squirrel at Tangkoko Nature Reserve, North Sulawesi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Prosciurillus
Species: P. murinus
Binomial name
Prosciurillus murinus
(Müller & Schlegel, 1844)
  • P. m. murinus
  • P. m. griseus
  • P. m. necopinus

The Celebes dwarf squirrel (Prosciurillus murinus) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is endemic to northeast and central Sulawesi, Indonesia, and is also found on nearby islands including Sangir Island.


  1. ^ Ruedas, L. & Suyanto, A. (2008). "Prosciurillus murinus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. 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.