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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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Videos of Himalayan striped squirrel

  • Himalayan striped squirrel - Kaeng Krachan National Park

    Himalayan striped squirrel - Kaeng Krachan National Park

  • Himalayan striped squirrel

    Himalayan striped squirrel

  • Himalayan striped squirrel

    Himalayan striped squirrel

Scientific classification

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