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SPECIES Sundasciurus (Sundasciurus) fraterculus

Author:Thomas, 1895.
Citation:Ann. Mus. Civ. Storia Nat. Genova, Ser. 2a, 14: 669.
Common Name:Fraternal Squirrel
Type Locality:Indonesia, Mentawai Isls, Sipora Isl, "Sereinu".
Distribution:Sipora Isl, Siberut Isl, and S Pagai Isl (Sumatra, Indonesia).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Sundasciurus. Formerly included in lowii (Chasen, 1940:144); but see Moore (1959). Geographic variation reviewed by Jenkins and Hill (1982). Part of the rodent fauna endemic to the Mentawai Archipelago (see comments under Leopoldamys siporanus).
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Synonyms:

    pumilus (Miller, 1903)
    siberu (Chasen and Kloss, 1928)

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