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Hylopetes platyurus  (Jentink, 1890)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 930260

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Gray-cheeked flying squirrel [English]
 
    Jentink's Flying Squirrel [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderSciuromorpha Brandt, 1855 – squirrels  
                                     FamilySciuridae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817 – squirrels, marmots, chipmunks  
                                        SubfamilySciurinae Fischer de Waldheim, 1817  
                                           TribePteromyini Brandt, 1855 – flying squirrels  
                                              GenusHylopetes Thomas, 1908 – Arrow-tailed Flying Squirrels  
                                                 SpeciesHylopetes platyurus (Jentink, 1890) – Gray-cheeked flying squirrel, Jentink's Flying Squirrel  
       

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Rasmussen, Nick L., and Richard W. Thorington, Jr.  
  Publication Date: 2008   
  Article/Chapter Title: Morphological differentiation among three species of flying squirrels (genus Hylopetes) from Southeast Asia   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of Mammalogy, vol. 89, no. 5   
  Page(s): 1296-1305   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-2372   
  Notes: Available online at http://www.jstor.org/stable/25145220   
  Reference for: Hylopetes platyurus, Gray-cheeked flying squirrel [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Thorington, Richard W., Jr., and Robert S. Hoffman / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Sciuridae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 754-818   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Hylopetes platyurus, Jentink's Flying Squirrel [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Thorington, Richard W., Jr., John L. Koprowski, Michael A. Steele, and James F. Whatton  
  Publication Date: 2012   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Squirrels of the World   
  Page(s): vii + 459   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-4214-0469-9   
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  Reference for: Hylopetes platyurus, Jentink's Flying Squirrel [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Comments: Formerly included in lepidus (Hill, 1962c; Pavlinov et al., 1995a), but see Thorington et al. (1996). Corbet and Hill (1992) listed aurantiacus as a synonym, here placed in H. spadiceus  
 

 

   

 
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