Montane long-nosed squirrel

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Montane long-nosed squirrel
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Hyosciurus
Species: H. heinrichi
Binomial name
Hyosciurus heinrichi
Archbold & Tate, 1935

The montane long-nosed squirrel (Hyosciurus heinrichi) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is endemic to central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland. It was discovered during a 1930 expedition led by Gerd Heinrich.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruedas, L. (2008). "Hyosciurus heinrichii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 January 2009. 
  2. ^ Bernd Heinrich, The Snoring Bird: My Family's Journey Through a Century of Biology (2007), p. 92. ISBN 978-0-06-074215-7
  • 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.