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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Sciurinae — striped ground squirrels of Southeast Asia.


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New Latin callo- +‎ Sciurus


  • Numerous other mammals found on the Mentawai islands are also endemic, and these include the Mentawai palm civet (Paradoxurus lignicolor), Mentawai squirrel (Callosciurus melanogaster), Mentawai three-striped squirrel (Lariscus obscurus), and Mentawai flying squirrel (Hylopetes sipora).

    Mentawai Islands rain forests

  • Squirrels of the genus Callosciurus (notably C. notatus and C. prevostii) are significant pests on cocoa, oil palm, and mixed fruit plantations in Southeast Asia.

    15 Agouti

  • Family Species Vespertilionidae Pipistrellus kitcheneri* Tupaiidae Tupaia montana* Tupaiidae Tupaia picta* Vespertilionidae Pipistrellus cuprosus* Vespertilionidae Murina rozendaali* Cercopithecidae Presbytis hosei* Sciuridae Callosciurus adamsi* Sciuridae Petaurillus hosei* Muridae Aeromys thomasi* Muridae Maxomys ochraceiventer* Muridae Maxomys baeodon* Muridae Haeromys pusillus* Rhinolophidae Hipposideros doriae An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    Borneo lowland rain forests

  • Family Species Talpidae Talpa grandis* Talpidae Scaptonyx fusicauda* Soricidae Chimarrogale styani* Vespertilionidae Pipistrellus anthonyi* Cervidae Muntiacus gongshanensis Sciuridae Sciurotamias davidianus* Sciuridae Callosciurus quinquestri Muridae Niviventer brahma Cervidae Muntiacus putaoensis* An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    Northern Triangle subtropical forests

  • Family Species Rhinolophidae Hipposideros breviceps* Cercopithecidae Presbytis potenziani* Cercopithecidae Nasalis concolor* Cercopithecidae Macaca pagensis* Hylobatidae Hylobates klossi* Viverridae Paradoxurus lignicolor* Sciuridae Callosciurus melanogaster* Sciuridae Lariscus obscurus* Muridae Iomys sipora* Sciuridae Hylopetes sipora* Muridae Petinomys lugens* Muridae Rattus lugens* Muridae Rattus adustus* Muridae Rattus enganus* Muridae Chiropodomys karlkoopmani* Muridae Leopoldamys siporanus* Muridae Maxomys pagensis* Muridae Rattus hoogerwerfi An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    Mentawai Islands rain forests

  • These include the tiger (Panthera tigris), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), golden langur, smooth-coated otter (Lutrogale perspicillata), clouded leopard (Pardofelis nebulosa), gaur (Bos gaurus), serow (Capricornis sumatraensis), Irrawaddy squirrel (Callosciurus pygerythrus), and particoloured squirrel (Hylopetes alboniger).

    Himalayan subtropical broadleaf forests


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