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SPECIES Manis (Manis) crassicaudata

Author:E. Geoffroy, 1803.
Citation:Cat. Mamm. Mus. H. N. Paris: 213.
Common Name:Indian Pangolin
Type Locality:India.
Distribution:E Pakistan; India; Bangladesh; Sri Lanka.
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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Synonyms:

    crassicaudata Gray, 1827
    indicus (Gray, 1865)
    laticauda Illiger, 1815

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