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Manis crassicaudata  É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1803
Taxonomic Serial No.: 728008

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Manis crassicaudata Gray, 1827
    Pholidotus indicus Gray, 1865
  Common Name(s): Indian Pangolin [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderPholidota Weber, 1904 – Pangolins, scaly anteaters, pholidotes  
                                  FamilyManidae Gray, 1821  
                                     GenusManis Linnaeus, 1758  
                                        SubgenusManis (Manis) Linnaeus, 1758  
                                           SpeciesManis crassicaudata É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1803 – Indian Pangolin  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 2142   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Manis crassicaudata, Indian Pangolin [English]   
  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: Manis crassicaudata, Indian Pangolin [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    Southern Asia  



  Comment: For authorship see Opinion 2005 of the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, which made the name from the earlier work available  
    Status: CITES - Appendix II; IUCN - Lower Risk (nt)  
    Comments: Subgenus Manis. Formerly erroneously called pentadactyla; see Ellerman and Morrison-Scott (1951), Emry (1970), and Corbet and Hill (1992). Probably includes laticauda Illiger, 1815, a nomen nudum. Chromosomes reported by Aswathanayana (2000)  



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