Hafidzi MN, 1993. It lives in trees and effortlessly 'flies' from branch to branch in death-defying leaps. Callosciurus phayrei: Phayre's squirrel: listed as "Least Concern" by the IUCN. )Beautiful squirrels, aren't they?The taxonomic group they belong to, Callosciurus, literally mean "beautiful squirrels"! This mammal lives like a bird. The plantain squirrel belong to the group Callosciurus with 14 species in total 4.

Species : Callosciurus notatus Head-Body Length : 17-22 cm Tail Length : 16-21 cm Weight : 150-280 grams .

(Long-tailed macaques are another notorious example. Rodent infestations in cropland: an incessant situation. Hafidzi MN, 1992. The Planter, 68:501-505. Some notes on bark stripping behaviour of Callosciurus notatus. Play call The Plantain Squirrel is extremely adaptable, occurring in a wide range of habitats including secondary and coastal forest, mangrove, plantations, parklands and semi-urban areas. It is the only native member of Callosciurus in Singapore, the other species, Callosciurus finlaysonii (Finlayson's squirrel) is an introduced species 4. Plantain squirrels are one of the most common native mammals in Singapore [1]. Do You Know? Planter, 69(806):207-210; 17 ref. Planter, 69(808):289-292, 295-296; [2 pl. Hafidzi MN, 1993.

Taxonavigation found in … Nature of damage to oil palm by the plantain squirrel, Callosciurus notatus: evidence from gut contents. Teamwork! Features: Head and body to 22cm, tail to 21cm. Diurnal in habits it feeds mainly on fruits, especially those planted by man such as rambutan and jackfruit, … Profile of Callosciurus notatus, commonly known as Plantain Squirrel. Body and tail olive-brown, underside of the belly reddish brown, with a black and white stripe on the sides of the body and whitish around the eyes.