Richmond's squirrel

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Richmond's squirrel
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Sciurus
Subgenus: Guerlinguetus
Species: S. richmondi
Binomial name
Sciurus richmondi
Nelson, 1898[2]

Richmond's squirrel (Sciurus richmondi) is a tree squirrel in the genus Sciurus endemic to Nicaragua. Its natural habitat is tropical and subtropical dry broadleaf forests.[1]


  1. ^ a b Koprowski, J. & Roth, L. (2008). "Sciurus richmondi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 January 2009. 
  2. ^ Thorington, R.W., Jr.; Hoffmann, R.S. (2005). "Sciurus (Guerlinguetus) richmondi". 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.