Ear-spot squirrel

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Ear-spot squirrel
Ear-Spot Squirrel.jpg
from Kinabalu National Park
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Callosciurus
C. adamsi
Binomial name
Callosciurus adamsi
(Kloss, 1921)

The ear-spot squirrel (Callosciurus adamsi) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is endemic to Borneo (Indonesia and Malaysia). Diurnal and active mainly in small trees. Clossely resembles the plantain squirrel (Callosciurus notatus), but smaller and with a distinct pale buffy patch behind each ear.


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  • Thorington, R. W. Jr. and R. S. Hoffman. 2005. Family Sciuridae. pp. 754–818 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.