Idiurus macrotis — Overview

Long-eared Scaly-tailed Flying Squirrel learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

This species has been recorded throughout West Africa and Central Africa. It ranges from Sierra Leone in the west to Nigeria, and from here into Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. There is a historical record from south of Lake Victoria in Tanzania. It is suspected that the species is more continuously distributed throughout its range than is currently known.


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