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Heliosciurus rufobrachium  (Waterhouse, 1842)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 632369

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Red-legged Sun Squirrel [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifčres, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderSciuromorpha Brandt, 1855 – squirrels  
                                     FamilySciuridae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817 – squirrels, marmots, chipmunks  
                                        SubfamilyXerinae Osborn, 1910  
                                           TribeProtoxerini Moore, 1959 – African tree squirrels  
                                              GenusHeliosciurus Trouessart, 1880 – Sun Squirrels  
                                                 SpeciesHeliosciurus rufobrachium (Waterhouse, 1842) – Red-legged Sun Squirrel  
    Direct Children:  
                                                    Subspecies Heliosciurus rufobrachium arrhenii (Lönnberg, 1917)  
                                                    Subspecies Heliosciurus rufobrachium aubryi (Milne-Edwards, 1867)  
                                                    Subspecies Heliosciurus rufobrachium benga Cabrera, 1917  
                                                    Subspecies Heliosciurus rufobrachium brauni St. Leger, 1935  
                                                    Subspecies Heliosciurus rufobrachium caurinus Thomas, 1923  
                                                    Subspecies Heliosciurus rufobrachium coenosus (Thomas, 1909)  
                                                    Subspecies Heliosciurus rufobrachium emissus Thomas, 1923  
                                                    Subspecies Heliosciurus rufobrachium hardyi Thomas, 1923  
                                                    Subspecies Heliosciurus rufobrachium isabellinus (Gray, 1867)  
                                                    Subspecies Heliosciurus rufobrachium keniae (Neumann, 1902)  
                                                    Subspecies Heliosciurus rufobrachium leakyi Toschi, 1946  
                                                    Subspecies Heliosciurus rufobrachium leonensis Thomas, 1923  
                                                    Subspecies Heliosciurus rufobrachium lualabae Thomas, 1923  
                                                    Subspecies Heliosciurus rufobrachium maculatus (Temminck, 1853)  
                                                    Subspecies Heliosciurus rufobrachium medjianus J. A. Allen, 1922  
                                                    Subspecies Heliosciurus rufobrachium nyansae (Neumann, 1902)  
                                                    Subspecies Heliosciurus rufobrachium obfuscatus Thomas, 1923  
                                                    Subspecies Heliosciurus rufobrachium occidentalis (Monard, 1941)  
                                                    Subspecies Heliosciurus rufobrachium pasha (Schwann, 1904)  
                                                    Subspecies Heliosciurus rufobrachium rubricatus J. A. Allen, 1922  
                                                    Subspecies Heliosciurus rufobrachium rufobrachium (Waterhouse, 1842)  
                                                    Subspecies Heliosciurus rufobrachium semlikii Thomas, 1907  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Thorington, Richard W., Jr., and Robert S. Hoffman / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Sciuridae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 754-818   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Heliosciurus rufobrachium, Red-legged Sun Squirrel [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Thorington, Richard W., Jr., John L. Koprowski, Michael A. Steele, and James F. Whatton  
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Squirrels of the World   
  Page(s): vii + 459   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-4214-0469-9   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Heliosciurus rufobrachium, Red-legged Sun Squirrel [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Heliosciurus rufobrachium   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Heliosciurus rufobrachium, Red-legged Sun Squirrel [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Inclusion of aubryi and emissus questioned (Amtmann, 1975; Grubb, 1978:158)  
 

 

   

 
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