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SPECIES Lariscus obscurus

Author:Miller, 1903.
Citation:Smithson. Misc. Coll., 45: 23.
Common Name:Mentawai Three-striped Squirrel
Type Locality:Indonesia, Mentawai Isls, "South Pagi Island, Sumatra".
Distribution:Siberut, Sipora, N and S Pagai Island (Sumatra, Indonesia).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Formerly included in insignis (Chasen, 1940) or niobe (Chasen and Kloss (1927). Part of the rodent fauna endemic to the Mentawai Archipelago (see comments under Leopoldamys siporanus).
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SUBSPECIES obscurus

SUBSPECIES auroreus

SUBSPECIES siberu

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