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SPECIES Petaurista nobilis

Author:Gray, 1842.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., [ser. 1], 10: 263.
Common Name:Bhutan Giant Flying Squirrel
Type Locality:"India, Dargellan" [Darjeeling].
Distribution:C Nepal, Sikkim (India), Bhutan.
Status:IUCN Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Formerly included in magnificus; elevated to specific rank by Ghose and Saha (1981:95) and Corbet and Hill (1992).
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SUBSPECIES nobilis

SUBSPECIES singhei

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