Fraternal squirrel

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Fraternal squirrel
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Sundasciurus
S. fraterculus
Binomial name
Sundasciurus fraterculus
(Thomas, 1895)

The fraternal squirrel (Sundasciurus fraterculus) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae.

It is endemic to Indonesia, found only in the Mentawai Archipelago (Siberut, Sipora, North and South Pagai islands), located off the west coast of Sumatra.


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