Striped bush squirrel

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Striped bush squirrel
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Paraxerus
P. flavovittis
Binomial name
Paraxerus flavovittis
(Peters, 1852)
  • P. f. flavovittis
  • P. f. exgeanus
  • P. f. ibeanus
  • P. f. mossambicus[2]

The striped bush squirrel (Paraxerus flavovittis) is a species of rodents in the family Sciuridae found in Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania. Its natural habitats are moist savanna and plantations.


  1. ^ Grubb, P. (2008). "Paraxerus flavovittis". 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.