Lariscus

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Striped ground squirrels
Temporal range: Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Subfamily: Callosciurinae
Tribe: Callosciurini
Genus: Lariscus
Thomas & Wroughton, 1909
Species

L. hosei (Thomas, 1892)
L. insignis (F. Cuvier, 1821)
L. niobe (Thomas, 1898)
L. obscurus (Miller, 1903)

Striped ground squirrels (genus Lariscus) form a taxon of squirrels under the subfamily Callosciurinae. They are only found in Southeast Asia. Species in this genus include:

References[edit]

  • 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.
  1. ^ Duckworth, J. W. & Hedges, S. (2008). Lariscus hosei. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 6 January 2009.
  2. ^ a b Aplin, K. & Lunde, D. (2008). Lariscus obscurus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 6 January 2009.
  3. ^ Hedges, S., Duckworth, J. W., Lee, B. & Tizard, R. J. (2008). Lariscus insignis. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 6 January 2009.

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