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Callosciurus caniceps

Écureuil à ventre gris, Callosciurus caniceps (Gray-bellied Squirrel)

Callosciurus caniceps

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Sciuromorpha
Familia: Sciuridae
Subfamilia: Callosciurinae
Genus: Callosciurus
Species: Callosciurus caniceps
Subspecies: C. c. adangensis - C. c. bimaculatus - C. c. caniceps - C. c. casensis - C. c. concolor - C. c. domelicus


Callosciurus caniceps (Gray, 1842)


* Callosciurus altinsularis (Miller, 1903)
* Callosciurus bentincanus (Miller, 1903)
* Callosciurus chrysonotus (Blyth, 1847)
* Callosciurus fallax (Robinson & Kloss, 1914)
* Callosciurus fluminalis (Robinson & Wroughton, 1911)
* Callosciurus hastilis Thomas, 1923
* Callosciurus helgei (Gyldenstolpe, 1917)
* Callosciurus helvus (Shamel, 1930)
* Callosciurus inexpectatus (Kloss, 1916)
* Callosciurus lancavensis (Miller, 1903)
* Callosciurus lucas (Miller, 1903)
* Callosciurus mapravis Thomas & Robinson, 1921
* Callosciurus matthaeus (Miller, 1903)
* Callosciurus moheius Thomas & Robinson, 1921
* Callosciurus mohillius Thomas & Robinson, 1921
* Callosciurus nakanus Thomas & Robinson, 1921
* Callosciurus panjioli Thomas & Robinson, 1921
* Callosciurus panjius Thomas & Robinson, 1921
* Callosciurus pipidonis Thomas & Robinson, 1921
* Callosciurus samuiensis (Robinson & Kloss, 1914)
* Callosciurus sullivanus (Miller, 1903)
* Callosciurus tabaudius Thomas, 1922
* Callosciurus tacopius Thomas & Robinson, 1921
* Callosciurus telibius Thomas & Robinson, 1921
* Callosciurus terutavensis (Thomas & Wroughton, 1909)


* Callosciurus caniceps on Mammal Species of the World.
Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder
* IUCN link: Callosciurus caniceps (Gray, 1842) (Least Concern)

Vernacular names
English: Gray-bellied Squirrel


The Gray-bellied Squirrel (Callosciurus caniceps) is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found in forests, plantations and gardens in Peninsular Malaysia, Thailand, southern Myanmar, southern China (Yunnan) and possibly western Laos.[1] It has been introduced in the Ryukyu Islands in Japan. As suggested by its name, its belly is usually gray, though sometimes reddish on the sides. Depending on subspecies and season, the upperparts are gray, yellowish-olive or reddish.


1. ^ a b Duckworth, J. W. (2008). Callosciurus caniceps. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 6 January 2009.
2. ^ Thorington, R.W., Jr.; Hoffmann, R.S. (2005). "Family Sciuridae". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: a taxonomic and geographic reference (3rd ed.). The Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 0-8018-8221-4. OCLC 26158608. http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3/browse.asp?s=y&id=12400450.

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