Siberut flying squirrel

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Siberut Flying Squirrel
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Petinomys
Species: P. lugens
Binomial name
Petinomys lugens
(Thomas, 1895)

The Siberut Flying Squirrel (Petinomys lugens) is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is endemic to Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


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