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SPECIES Funambulus (Funambulus) palmarum

Author:Linnaeus, 1766.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 12th ed., 1: 86.
Common Name:Indian Palm Squirrel
Type Locality:"in America, Asia, Africa." Restricted by Wroughton (1905a:409) to E coast of Madras, India.
Distribution:C and S India, Sri Lanka.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Funambulus. Distribution largely allopatric with that of F. pennantii, but limited area of sympatry in Central Provinces and along W coast of India, south of 16 N lat. (Corbet and Hill, 1992; Moore, 1960).
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SUBSPECIES palmarum

SUBSPECIES brodiei

SUBSPECIES robertsoni

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