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Black striped squirrel

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Kingdom  Animalia
Genus  Callosciurus
Higher classification  Oriental Tree Squirrels
Order  Rodent
Family  Sciuridae
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Species
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Scientific name  Callosciurus nigrovittatus
Similar  Borneo black‑banded squirrel, Three‑striped ground squirrel, Grey‑bellied squirrel, Oriental Tree Squirrels, Inornate squirrel

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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Black-striped squirrel Wikipedia


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