Green bush squirrel

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Green bush squirrel
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Paraxerus
P. poensis
Binomial name
Paraxerus poensis
(A. Smith, 1830)

The green bush squirrel (Paraxerus poensis) is a species of rodents in the Sciuridae family.

Geographical distribution[edit]

It can be found in Benin, Cameroon, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone.


Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and plantations .


  1. ^ Grubb, P. & Ekué, M. R. M. (2008). "Paraxerus poensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 January 2009.