Asian red-cheeked squirrel
Binomial name: Dremomys rufigenis, William Thomas Blanford, 1878
Red-cheeked squirrels (genus Dremomys) form a taxon under the subfamily Callosciurinae. The six species found only in Asia are listed as "Least Concern" by the IUCN.
- The Asian red-cheeked squirrel (Dremomys rufigenis) is found in Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.
- The Bornean mountain ground squirrel (Dremomys everetti), found in Indonesia and Malaysia, is named after British colonial administrator and zoological collector Alfred Hart Everett.
- The orange-bellied Himalayan squirrel (Dremomys lokriah) is found in Bangladesh, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal and Bhutan.
- Perny's long-nosed squirrel (Dremomys pernyi) is found in China, India, Myanmar, Taiwan, and Vietnam.
- The red-hipped squirrel (Dremomys pyrrhomerus) is found in China and Vietnam.
- The red-throated squirrel (Dremomys gularis) is distributed in parts of southeastern Asia, in areas of the Red River Valley of northern Vietnam and southern central Yunnan in China. It is sympatric with another member of the same genus, D. rufigenis, but lives at higher attitudes - 2500 to 3000 m in the case of the type specimen.
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- Dremomys rufigenis
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)