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SPECIES Sciurus (Sciurus) lis

Author:Temminck, 1844.
Citation:Fauna Japonica, 1(Mamm.): 45.
Common Name:Japanese Squirrel
Type Locality:"Japan". Restricted by Corbet (1978c:78) to Honshu [Japan].
Distribution:Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu (Japan).
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Sciurus (Corbet, 1978c:77). Oshida et al. (1996a), and Oshida and Yoshida (1997) described chromosomes.
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