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

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Examples

  • 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

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