Jentink's squirrel

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Jentink's squirrel
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Sundasciurus
Subgenus: Sundasciurus
Species: S. jentinki
Binomial name
Sundasciurus jentinki
(Thomas, 1887)

Jentink's squirrel (Sundasciurus jentinki) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is named in honor of the Dutch zoologist Fredericus Anna Jentink. It is found in Indonesia and Malaysia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Duckworth, J. W. & Meijaard, E. (2008). "Sundasciurus jentinki". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 8 January 2009. 
  • Thorington, R. W. Jr. and R. S. Hoffman. 2005. Family Sciuridae. pp. 754–818 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.