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SPECIES Sundasciurus (Aletesciurus) moellendorffi

Author:Matschie, 1898.
Citation:Sitzb. Gesell. Naturf. Fr., Berlin, 5: 41.
Common Name:Culion Tree Squirrel
Type Locality:"Calamianes....von Culion" [Calamian Isls, Philippines].
Distribution:Calamian Isls other than Busuanga.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Subgenus Aletesciurus. The form albicauda was listed as a distinct species by Corbet and Hill (1980:132) without comment, but included in mollendorffi by Corbet and Hill (1986:149), as was hoogstraali (in Corbet and Hill, 1991:140) without comment. Spelling of name changed in accordance with Art. 32.5.2.1 of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 1999).
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    albicauda (Matschie, 1898)

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