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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

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)

Photos

Himalayan striped squirrel
Tamiops mcclellandii
Tamiops mcclellandii
Tamiops mcclellandii

Range Map

Range map of Tamiops mcclellandii in Thailand