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Black-striped squirrel

Binomial name: Callosciurus nigrovittatus, Thomas Horsfield, 1824

The black-striped squirrel (Callosciurus nigrovittatus) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae.

It is found throughout Java, Sumatra, southern Thailand, the Malay Peninsula, and numerous small islands. This taxon consists of four subspecies: C. n. nigrovittatus, C. n. bilimitatus, C. n. bocki, and C. n. klossi. It is listed as "Near Threatened" by the IUCN.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Mammalia
Order
Rodentia
Family
Sciuridae
Genus
Callosciurus
Species
Callosciurus nigrovittatus

Subspecies

  • C. n. bilimitatus, Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr, 1903

    Range: Peninsular Malaysia, Tanjong Laboha, Trengganu, East Malay Peninsula and Thailand peninsular, Tioman Island

  • C. n. bocki, Herbert Christopher Robinson & Robert Charles Wroughton, 1911

    Range: Western Sumatra from Pajo, Padang Highlands (Indonesia)

  • C. n. klossi, Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr, 1900

    Range: Riau Archipelago, Kaju Ara (Saddle Island), Tambelan Isls, E Sumatra (Indonesia)

  • C. n. nigrovittatus, Thomas Horsfield, 1824

    Range: West Java, Java Barat (Indonesia)

Conservation status

Near Threatened (iucn3.1)

Near Threatened (iucn3.1)

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