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SPECIES Callosciurus melanogaster

Author:Thomas, 1895.
Citation:Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. Genova, 14: 668.
Common Name:Mentawai Squirrel
Type Locality:Indonesia, Mentawai Isls, Sipora Isl, "Si Oban".
Distribution:Mentawai Isls (Indonesia), Siberut, Sipora, and N Pagai.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Reviewed by Corbet and Hill (1992:292). Part of the rodent fauna endemic to the Mentawai Archipelago (see comments under Leopoldamys siporanus).
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SUBSPECIES melanogaster

SUBSPECIES atratus

SUBSPECIES mentawi

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