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Petaurista philippensis  (Elliot, 1839)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 632514

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Indian Giant Flying Squirrel [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  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  
                                              GenusPetaurista Link, 1795 – Giant Flying Squirrels  
                                                 SpeciesPetaurista philippensis (Elliot, 1839) – Indian Giant Flying Squirrel  
    Direct Children:  
                                                    Subspecies Petaurista philippensis annamensis Thomas, 1914  
                                                    Subspecies Petaurista philippensis cineraceus (Blyth, 1847)  
                                                    Subspecies Petaurista philippensis grandis (Swinhoe, 1863)  
                                                    Subspecies Petaurista philippensis hainana G. M. Allen, 1925  
                                                    Subspecies Petaurista philippensis lylei Bonhote, 1900  
                                                    Subspecies Petaurista philippensis mergulus Thomas, 1922  
                                                    Subspecies Petaurista philippensis nigra Wang, 1981  
                                                    Subspecies Petaurista philippensis philippensis (Elliot, 1839)  
                                                    Subspecies Petaurista philippensis rubricundus A. B. Howell, 1927  
                                                    Subspecies Petaurista philippensis yunanensis (Anderson, 1875)  
       

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  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   
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  Reference for: Petaurista philippensis, Indian Giant Flying Squirrel [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Thorington, Richard W., Jr., John L. Koprowski, Michael A. Steele, and James F. Whatton  
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  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   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Petaurista philippensis, Indian Giant Flying Squirrel [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Petaurista philippensis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Petaurista philippensis, Indian Giant Flying Squirrel [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Southern Asia  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Formerly included in petaurista; but see Corbet and Hill (1992), who reviewed the species. Subspecies listed are those recognized by Corbet and Hill (1992), who note that further work is needed on the geographic variation of this species  
 

 

   

 
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