Pygmy scaly-tailed flying squirrel

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Pygmy scaly-tailed flying squirrel
Idiurus zenkeri Museum de Genève.JPG
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Anomaluridae
Genus: Idiurus
Species: I. zenkeri
Binomial name
Idiurus zenkeri
Matschie, 1894
Idiurus zenkeri distribution (colored).png

The pygmy scaly-tailed flying squirrel (Idiurus zenkeri) is a species of rodent in the family Anomaluridae. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, and Uganda. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Hutterer, R. & Decher, J. (2008). "Idiurus zenkeri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 January 2009. 
  • Dieterlen, F. 2005. Family Anomaluridae. Pp. 1532-1534 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.