The jungle palm squirrel, jungle striped squirrel, or Western Ghats squirrel (Funambulus tristriatus) is a species of rodents in the family Sciuridae endemic to India. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and plantations. This species is tolerant to habitat changes and is common in tea plantations in Western Ghats.


  1. ^ Molur, S. & Nameer, P. O. (2008). "Funambulus tristriatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 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. 

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