Mentawai three-striped squirrel

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Mentawai three-striped squirrel
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Lariscus
L. obscurus
Binomial name
Lariscus obscurus
(Miller, 1903)

The Mentawai three-striped squirrel (Lariscus obscurus) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is endemic to Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Aplin, K. & Lunde, D. (2008). "Lariscus obscurus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 January 2009.

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