Red-throated squirrel

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Red-throated squirrel
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Dremomys
Species: D. gularis
Binomial name
Dremomys gularis
Osgood, 1932[2]

The red-throated squirrel (Dremomys gularis) is a rodent of the family Sciuridae. This species of rodent is distributed in parts of southeastern Asia, in areas of the Red River Valley of northern Vietnam and southern central Yunnan in China.[1] The red-throated squirrel is sympatric with another member of the same genus, D. rufigenis, but lives at higher attitudes[2] (2500 to 3000 m in the case of the type specimen[1]).


  1. ^ a b c Lunde, D. (2008). "Dremomys gularis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 15 August 2009. 
  2. ^ a b Wilson, Don E.; Reeder, DeeAnn M., eds. (2005), Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Johns Hopkins University Press, retrieved 15 August 2009