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SPECIES Sundasciurus (Aletesciurus) samarensis

Author:Steere, 1890.
Citation:List of the Birds and Mammals Collected by the Steere Expedition to the Philippines. Ann Arbor, Mich.: 30.
Common Name:Samar Squirrel
Type Locality:"Samar and Leyte," [Philippines].
Distribution:Samar and Leyte Isls (Philippines).
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Subgenus Aletesciurus. May be conspecific with davensis, mindanensis, and philippinensis (Corbet and Hill, 1992; Heaney et al., 1987).
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