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SPECIES Hylopetes sipora

Author:Chasen, 1940.
Citation:Bull. Raffles Mus., 15: 117.
Common Name:Sipora Flying Squirrel
Type Locality:"Sipora Island, Mentawi Islands, West Sumatra" [Indonesia].
Distribution:Sipora Isl (Indonesia).
Status:IUCN Endangered.
Comments:Formerly included in spadiceus; see Hill (1962c) who noted that an adult specimen is needed to clarify the status of this taxon. Part of the rodent fauna endemic to the Mentawai Archipelago (see comments under Leopoldamys siporanus).
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