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Mammals of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Slender squirrel

Binomial name: Sundasciurus tenuis, Thomas Horsfield, 1824

The Slender Squirrel (Sundasciurus tenuis) is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is arboreal and found in Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand. The body is brown on the upper parts and light grey on the underparts. The body measures about 13-16 cm, with a slightly shorter slender tail. It feeds on soft bark, fruits and insects.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Mammalia
Order
Rodentia
Family
Sciuridae
Genus
Sundasciurus
Subgenus
Sundasciurus
Species
Sundasciurus tenuis

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Distribution map of Slender squirrel, Sundasciurus tenuis in Thailand
Range map of Sundasciurus tenuis in Thailand