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SPECIES Callosciurus phayrei

Author:Blyth, 1856.
Citation:J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, 24: 472.
Common Name:Phayre's Squirrel
Type Locality:Burma, Martaban, "Sent from Moulmein" (Robinson and Kloss, 1918a:225).
Distribution:Upper Irrawaddy River and Sittang River eastward to Salween River, S Burma.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Considered a distinct species by Moore and Tate (1965) instead of a subspecies of flavimanus. Closely allied to caniceps and pygerythrus (Corbet and Hill, 1992:289).
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Synonyms:

    blanfordii (Blyth, 1862)
    heinrichi Tate, 1954

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