Yellow-throated squirrel

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Yellow-throated squirrel
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Sciurus
S. gilvigularis
Binomial name
Sciurus gilvigularis
Wagner, 1842
  • S. g. gilvigularis
  • S. g. paraensis[2]
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Yellow-throated squirrel's range

The yellow-throated squirrel (Sciurus gilvigularis) is a tree squirrel in the genus Sciurus endemic to South America. It is found in Brazil, Guyana and Venezuela.


  1. ^ Amori, G.; Koprowski, J. & Roth, L. (2008). "Sciurus gilvigularis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T20009A9131925. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T20009A9131925.en. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  2. ^ Thorington, R.W., Jr.; Hoffmann, R.S. (2005). "Sciurus (Guerlinguetus) gilvigularis". 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.