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Hyosciurus (long-nosed squirrels)

Wikipedia Abstract

Hyosciurus is a genus of rodent in the Sciuridae family endemic to Sulawesi, Indonesia. It contains the following species: Montane Long-nosed Squirrel (Hyosciurus heinrichi) Lowland Long-nosed Squirrel (Hyosciurus ileile)The genus name is a combination of Greek hys, hyos 'pig' and skiouros 'squirrel', in reference to the snouts which are relatively long compared to other squirrels.
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Species

Hyosciurus heinrichi (montane long-nosed squirrel) (Attributes)
Hyosciurus ileile (lowland long-nosed squirrel) (Attributes)

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