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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).



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

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