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Callosciurus erythraeus

Callosciurus erythraeus (*)

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 erythraeus
Subspecies: C. e. atrodorsalis - C. e. bartoni - C. e. bhutanensis - C. e. bonhotei - C. e. castaneoventris - C. e. erythraeus - C. e. erythrogaster - C. e. flavimanus - C. e. gloveri - C. e. gordoni - C. e. griseimanus - C. e. harringtoni - C. e. hendeei - C. e. hyperythrus - C. e. intermedius - C. e. michianus - C. e. ningpoensis - C. e. pranis - C. e. rubeculus - C. e. schanicus - C. e. siamensis - C. e. sladeni - C. e. styani - C. e. thai - C. e. thaiwanensis - C. e. zimmeensis


Callosciurus erythraeus (Pallas, 1779)


* Callosciurus cinnamomeiventris (Swinhoe, 1862)
* Callosciurus cucphuongis Dao Van Tien, 1965
* Callosciurus dabshanensis Xu & Chen, 1989
* Callosciurus gongshanensis Wang, 1981
* Callosciurus griseopectus (Blyth, 1847)
* Callosciurus quinlingensis Xu & Chen, 1989
* Callosciurus tsingtauensis (Hilzheimer, 1906)
* Callosciurus wuliangshanensis Li & Wang, 1981


* Callosciurus erythraeus 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

Vernacular names
Bahasa Melayu: Tupai Bukit
English: Pallas's Squirrel
Polski: Wiewiórka rudobrzucha


The Pallas's Squirrel (Callosciurus erythraeus) is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is also known as the Red-bellied Tree Squirrel (leading to easy confusion with Rubrisciurus rubriventer), though the colour of its belly is highly variable and may show no red at all. The Pallas's Squirrel is found in forests from far eastern India and Bhutan, through Indochina, to the Thai-Malay Peninsula and southern and eastern China (including Taiwan). There are also introduced populations in the Buenos Aires Province in Argentina, Dadizele in Belgium (where first mistaken for Père David's rock squirrel), Cap d'Antibes in France and in Japan.[3] In these regions it is considered an invasive species, as it can cause considerable damage to trees and may outcompete native wildlife such as the Red Squirrel.[3]


1. ^ Duckworth, J. W., Timmins, R. J. & Molur, S. (2008). Callosciurus erythraeus. 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. pp. 754–818. ISBN 0-8018-8221-4. OCLC 26158608. http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3/browse.asp?s=y&id=12400001.
3. ^ a b Stuyck, Baert, Breyne & Adriaens (2010). Invasion history and control of a Pallas squirrel Callosciurus erythraeus population in Dadizele, Belgium. Instituut voor Natuur- en Bosonderzoek

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