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SPECIES Lariscus niobe

Author:Thomas, 1898.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 7, 2: 249.
Common Name:Niobe Ground Squirrel
Type Locality:"Pajo, Sumatra" [Sumatra, Indonesia]. Restricted by Robinson and Kloss (1918b:37) to Pajokombo, Padang Highlands, West Sumatra.
Distribution:Mountains of Sumatra, and Java (Idjen Mtns).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Given full specific status by Moore (1959); but see Chasen (1940:145). The subspecies vulcanus is restricted to Java.
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SUBSPECIES niobe

SUBSPECIES vulcanus

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