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Lariscus (Asian striped ground squirrels)

Wikipedia Abstract

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: \n* The four-striped ground squirrel (L. hosei, syn. Sciurus hosei), endemic to Borneo, its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is listed as "near threatened" by the IUCN Red List due to habitat loss. \n* The Mentawai three-striped squirrel (L. obscurus), endemic to Indonesia, also lives in subtropical or tropical dry forests, and is listed as "near threatened" by the IUCN due to habitat loss. \n* The Niobe ground squirrel (L. niobe), like L. obscuris, lives in the subtropical and tropical forests of Indonesia, but the IUCN does not have enough data to make a definite status determination. \n* Th
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Species

Lariscus hosei (four-striped ground squirrel) (Attributes)
Lariscus insignis (three-striped ground squirrel) (Attributes)
Lariscus niobe (Niobe ground squirrel) (Attributes)
Lariscus obscurus (Mentawai three-striped squirrel) (Attributes)

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