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Callosciurus adamsi (ear-spot squirrel)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Ear-spot squirrel (Callosciurus adamsi) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae.It is endemic to Malaysia.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 16.69
EDGE Score: 4.26


Adult Weight [1]  135 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates), Frugivore, Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  20 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  20 %
Diet - Plants [2]  30 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  20 %
Diet - Vertibrates [2]  10 %
Forages - Arboreal [2]  100 %
Litter Size [1]  2


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Borneo lowland rain forests Indonesia, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Borneo peat swamp forests Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Ulu Temburong National Park II 123279 Brunei Darussalam  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Sundaland Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand Yes

Prey / Diet

Ficus aurata[3]
Ficus benjamina (weeping fig)[3]
Ficus crassiramea subsp. stupenda[3]
Ficus dubia[3]
Ficus fulva[3]
Ficus inaequifolia[3]
Ficus kerkhoveni[3]
Ficus obscura[3]
Ficus pisocarpa[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Aceros corrugatus (Wrinkled Hornbill)4
Aceros waldeni (Walden's Hornbill)2
Alcippe brunneicauda (Brown Fulvetta)2
Alophoixus bres (Grey-cheeked Bulbul)6
Alophoixus finschii (Finsch's Bulbul)2
Alophoixus phaeocephalus (Yellow-bellied Bulbul)7
Anorrhinus galeritus (Bushy-crested Hornbill)4
Anthracoceros albirostris (Oriental Pied Hornbill)3
Anthracoceros malayanus (Black Hornbill)5
Arctictis binturong (Binturong)2
Buceros rhinoceros (Rhinoceros Hornbill)5
Callosciurus nigrovittatus (black-striped squirrel)4
Callosciurus notatus (plantain squirrel)5
Callosciurus prevostii (Prevost's squirrel)6
Caloramphus fuliginosus (Brown Barbet)6
Calyptomena viridis (Green Broadbill)6
Chalcophaps indica (Common Emerald Dove)2
Chloropsis cochinchinensis (Blue-winged Leafbird)4
Chloropsis cyanopogon (Lesser Green Leafbird)4
Chloropsis sonnerati (Greater Green Leafbird)6
Cynopterus sphinx (greater short-nosed fruit bat)2
Dicaeum agile (Thick-billed Flowerpecker)2
Dicaeum chrysorrheum (Yellow-vented Flowerpecker)4
Dicaeum concolor (Nilgiri Flowerpecker)2
Dicaeum trigonostigma (Orange-bellied Flowerpecker)5
Gracula religiosa (Hill Myna)5
Hylobates agilis (agile gibbon)2
Hylobates lar (white-handed gibbon)7
Hylobates moloch (silvery gibbon)2
Iole olivacea (Buff-vented Bulbul)5
Irena puella (Asian Fairy-bluebird)7
Ixos malaccensis (Streaked Bulbul)4
Loriculus galgulus (Blue-crowned Hanging Parrot)3
Macaca fascicularis (long-tailed macaque)7
Macaca nemestrina (pigtail macaque)2
Macaca nigra (Celebes crested macaque)2
Megalaima australis (Blue-eared Barbet)5
Megalaima chrysopogon (Golden-whiskered Barbet)6
Megalaima henricii (Yellow-crowned Barbet)4
Megalaima mystacophanos (Red-throated Barbet)7
Megalaima rafflesii (Red-crowned Barbet)5
Muntiacus atherodes (Bornean yellow muntjac)2
Oriolus chinensis (Black-naped Oriole)2
Oriolus xanthonotus (Dark-throated Oriole)2
Platysmurus leucopterus (Black Magpie)2
Pongo pygmaeus (orangutan)5
Prionochilus maculatus (Yellow-breasted Flowerpecker)5
Prionochilus percussus (Crimson-breasted Flowerpecker)7
Prionochilus thoracicus (Scarlet-breasted Flowerpecker)4
Prionochilus xanthopygius (Yellow-rumped Flowerpecker)5
Psittacula longicauda (Long-tailed Parakeet)2
Ptilinopus jambu (Jambu Fruit Dove)2
Pycnonotus atriceps (Black-headed Bulbul)4
Pycnonotus brunneus (Asian Red-eyed Bulbul)7
Pycnonotus cyaniventris (Grey-bellied Bulbul)4
Pycnonotus erythropthalmos (Spectacled Bulbul)7
Pycnonotus eutilotus (Puff-backed Bulbul)5
Pycnonotus goiavier (Yellow-vented Bulbul)5
Pycnonotus plumosus (Olive-winged Bulbul)6
Pycnonotus simplex (Cream-vented Bulbul)4
Ratufa affinis (pale giant squirrel)4
Ratufa bicolor (black giant squirrel)4
Rhinoplax vigil (Helmeted Hornbill)4
Rhyticeros undulatus (Wreathed Hornbill)4
Rusa unicolor (sambar)2
Sundasciurus tenuis (slender squirrel)2
Sus barbatus (bearded pig)2
Symphalangus syndactylus (siamang)3
Treron capellei (Large Green Pigeon)5
Treron curvirostra (Thick-billed Green Pigeon)6
Treron olax (Little Green Pigeon)3
Tricholestes criniger (Hairy-backed Bulbul)3
Tupaia glis (Common Treeshrew)5
Tupaia minor (Pygmy Treeshrew)6

Range Map

Southern Asia;



Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
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