Mutable Sun Squirrel

Mutable Sun Squirrel
Mutable Sun Squirrel
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Heliosciurus
Species: H. mutabilis
Binomial name
Heliosciurus mutabilis
(Peters, 1852)
Subspecies[2]
  • H. m. mutabilis
  • H. m. beirae
  • H. m. chirindensis
  • H. m. shirensis
  • H. m. vumbae

The Mutable Sun Squirrel (Heliosciurus mutabilis) is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found in Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montanes, moist savanna, and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland.

References

  1. ^ Grubb, P. & Kerbis Peterhans, J. (2008). Heliosciurus mutabilis. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 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. http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3/browse.asp?s=y&id=12400001. 

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