Neotropical Pygmy Squirrel

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Neotropical Pygmy Squirrel
Temporal range: Recent
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Scientific classification
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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.