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Mammals of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Himalayan striped squirrel

Binomial name: Tamiops mcclellandii, Thomas Horsfield, 1840

The Himalayan striped squirrel (Tamiops mcclellandii), also known as western striped squirrel, or Burmese striped squirrel, is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It lives in a variety of forest from tropical to subtropical in Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. This species is diurnal, arboreal and feeds on fruits, vegetable matter, and insects. It often seen in small groups and uses tree holes for shelter.

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Scientific classification

Tamiops mcclellandii

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range map of Tamiops mcclellandii in Thailand

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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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