Whitish dwarf squirrel

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Whitish dwarf squirrel
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Whitish dwarf squirrel at Tangkoko Batuangus Nature Reserve, North Sulawesi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Prosciurillus
Species: P. leucomus
Binomial name
Prosciurillus leucomus
(Müller & Schlegel, 1844)
  • P. l. leucomus
  • P. l. hirsutes
  • P. l. occidentalis
  • P. l. tonkeanus

The whitish dwarf squirrel (Prosciurillus leucomus) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is endemic to Indonesia, where it is found on Sulawesi, Buton Island, Muna Island, Kabeana Island, and adjacent islands to the southeast of Sulawesi.


  1. ^ Ruedas, L. & Suyanto, A. (2008). "Prosciurillus leucomus". 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). "Family Sciuridae". 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.