Ochre bush squirrel

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Ochre bush squirrel
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Paraxerus
P. ochraceus
Binomial name
Paraxerus ochraceus
(Huet, 1880)
  • P. o. ochraceus
  • P. o. affinis
  • P. o. animosus
  • P. o. aruscensis
  • P. o. electus
  • P. o. ganana
  • P. o. jacksoni
  • P. o. kahari[2]

The ochre bush squirrel (Paraxerus ochraceus) is a species of rodents in the family Sciuridae found in Kenya, Somalia, and Tanzania. Its natural habitat is dry savanna.


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