Mentawai three-striped squirrel

Mentawai three-striped squirrel

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Sciuridae
Subfamily : Sciurinae
Species : Lariscus obscurus

 

The Mentawai three-striped squirrel is listed as Near Threatened (LR/nt), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Mentawai threestriped squirrel
A young / baby of a Mentawai threestriped squirrel is called a 'pup, kit or kitten'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Mentawai threestriped squirrel group is called a 'dray or scurry'.
Countries
Indonesia
Mentawai three-striped squirrel habitats
Forest and Subtropical / Tropical Dry forest

Facts about the Mentawai three-striped squirrel

Mentawai Three-Striped Squirrel or Lariscus obscurus is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Near Threatened .

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