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AuthorF.A. Jentink
TitleA new Squirrel from the Stanley-falls
JournalNotes from the Leyden Museum
Volume28
Year1906
Issue1/2
Pages139-140
ISSN1872-9231
AbstractThis beautiful greenish tinged Squirrel has been procured by Mr. G. J. A. Pool at the Stanley-falls, Congostate, in August 1905; Professor Dr. A. A. W. Hubrecht (Utrecht) had the kindness as to present it to our National Museum. It apparently is an animal belonging to a hitherto undescribed species; I describe it here under the specific title of the collector: Sciurus Poolii, n. sp.
It is a wood-squirrel, known by the indigenes under the name Pania ya mti (Kiswahili-dialect), rather frequent, eaten by the Negros (observations made by Mr. Pool).
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