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SPECIES Petaurista philippensis

Author:Elliot, 1839.
Citation:Madras J. Litt. Sci., 10: 217.
Common Name:Indian Giant Flying Squirrel
Type Locality:Near Madras [India].
Distribution:Sri Lanka; India, north to Bombay and Rajastan, S Bihar; Burma, Thailand; S China, including Hainan and Taiwan.
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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SUBSPECIES philippensis

SUBSPECIES annamensis

SUBSPECIES cineraceus

SUBSPECIES grandis

SUBSPECIES lylei

SUBSPECIES mergulus

SUBSPECIES yunanensis

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