Funisciurus duchaillui Sanborn, 1953



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1952

Rediscovered in 1993

IUCN status: Data Deficient















Original scientific description:

Sanboorn, C. C. 1953. Notes sur quelques mammifères de l'Afrique Équatoriale Française. Mammalia 17: 164-169.


Other references:

Brugière, D., Fleury, M.-C. and Colyn, M. 2005. Structure of the squirrel community in the Forêt des Abeilles, central Gabon: rediscovery and revalidation of Funisciurus duchaillui Sanborn, 1953. Mammalia 69: 223-231.

Gerrie, R. & Kennerley, R. (2016). Funisciurus duchaillui. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T136461A22270411. Downloaded on 15 February 2017.

Happold, D. 2013. Volume III: Rodents, Hares and Rabbits. In: Kingdon, J., Happold, D., Butynski, T., Hoffmann, M., Happold, M., and Kalina, J. (eds), Mammals of Africa, Bloomsbury Publishing, London.

Happold, M. and Happold, D.C.D. 2013. Chiroptera. In: M. Happold and D.C.D. Happold (eds), The Mammals of Africa, Volume IV Hedgehogs, Shrews, and Bats, Bloomsbury Publishing, London.

Hoffmann, R.S. and Thorington, R.J. 2005. Family Sciuridae. In: E. Wilson and D.M. Reeder (eds), Mammal Species of the World, pp. 754-818. John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.


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