Swynnerton's bush squirrel

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Swynnerton's bush squirrel
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Paraxerus
P. vexillarius
Binomial name
Paraxerus vexillarius
(Kershaw, 1923)
  • P. v. vexillarius
  • P. v. byatti[2]

Swynnerton's bush squirrel or Svynnerton's bush squirrel, Paraxerus vexillarius, is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae endemic to Tanzania. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Grubb, P. (2008). "Paraxerus vexillarius". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T16202A5531922. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T16202A5531922.en. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  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.