Northern Palawan tree squirrel

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Northern Palawan tree squirrel
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Sundasciurus
Subgenus: Aletesciurus
Species: S. juvencus
Binomial name
Sundasciurus juvencus
(Thomas, 1908)

The Northern Palawan tree squirrel (Sundasciurus juvencus) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Ong, P.; Tabaranza, B.; Rosell-Ambal, G. & Balete, D. (2008). "Sundasciurus juvencus". 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.