Secretive dwarf squirrel

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Secretive dwarf squirrel
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Prosciurillus
P. abstrusus
Binomial name
Prosciurillus abstrusus
Moore, 1958

The secretive dwarf squirrel (Prosciurillus abstrusus) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is endemic to Sulawesi, Indonesia, where it is found on the Mengkoka Mountains in southeastern Sulawesi. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


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