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16 June 2017 Callosciurus prevostii (Rodentia: Sciuridae)
Peter W. W. Lurz, Isabella Fielding, Virginia Hayssen
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Prevost's squirrel, Callosciurus prevostii (Desmarest, 1822), is a diurnal, medium-sized, arboreal squirrel. Its distribution extends from peninsular Thailand and Sumatra to northern Sulawesi, Borneo, and adjacent islands. It inhabits secondary forests, fruit orchards, as well as palm and coconut plantations. Fruit is the main component of its diet, but some arthropods are also eaten. The International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources lists C. prevostii as “Least Concern” due to its wide distribution and tolerance for some degree of habitat modification.

© 2017 by American Society of Mammalogists.
Peter W. W. Lurz, Isabella Fielding, and Virginia Hayssen "Callosciurus prevostii (Rodentia: Sciuridae)," Mammalian Species 49(945), 40-50, (16 June 2017). https://doi.org/10.1093/mspecies/sex004
Published: 16 June 2017
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