Neotropical Pygmy Squirrel

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Neotropical Pygmy Squirrel
Temporal range: Recent
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Subfamily: Sciurillinae
Moore, 1959
Genus: Sciurillus
Thomas, 1914
Species: S. pusillus
Binomial name
Sciurillus pusillus
(E. Geoffrey, 1803)

Neotropical Pygmy Squirrel, Sciurillus pusillus, is a very small squirrel species from South America. It is the only living member of the genus Sciurillus and the subfamily Sciurillinae.