Plantain squirrel

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(Zool.) a Java squirrel (Sciurus plantani) which feeds upon plantains.

See also: Plantain

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Test/ Leptospira/ Species Site Isolation Serogroup Sciurus stramineus Peru MAT Ictero (b), Can (b), Aus (b), Geor (c) Sciurus carolinensis USA MAT Ictero (b), Can (b), Pom (b), Hard (b), Grippo (d) USA Isolation Ballum (e) Sciurus niger USA Isolation Grippo (d) USA Isolation Leptospira gryppotyphosa (d) Glaucomys volans Japan Isolation Leptospira kirschneri Callosciurus caniceps Malaysia MAT Djasiman (b) Callosciurus nigrovitattus Malaysia MAT Hebdomadis (b) Callosciurus notatus Malaysia MAT Pomb, Lepto 175 (f) Callosciurus flavimanus Taiwan Isolation Leptospira taiwanensis (a) javanica (e) Callosciurus erythraeus Argentina Isolation Ictero (b), Can (b) Argentina DI Leptospira spp.
Opportunistic observations made by other field researchers in Malaysia and East Borneo revealed that the Plantain squirrel Callosciurus notatus, the black-banded squirrel Callosciurus nigrovittatus, the blue-rumped Parrot Psittinus cyanurus, and the pig-tailed macaque Macaca nemenstrina also consume dipterocarp seeds (McClure 1966, Gould and Anda u 1989; F.