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SPECIES Petaurista xanthotis

Author:Milne-Edwards, 1872.
Citation:Rech. Hist. Nat. Mammifères: 301.
Common Name:Chinese Giant Flying Squirrel
Type Locality:Moupin [= Baoxing, Sichuan, China].
Distribution:Mountains of W China (Sichuan, Yunnan, E Tibet, Gansu).
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Formerly included in leucogenys; but see Corbet and Hill (1992).
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