Kashmir flying squirrel

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Kashmir flying squirrel
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Eoglaucomys
A. H. Howell, 1915
E. fimbriatus
Binomial name
Eoglaucomys fimbriatus
(Gray, 1837)

Eoglaucomys fimbriatus fimbriatus
Eoglaucomys fimbriatus baberi


Sciuropterus fimbriatus Gray, 1837
Hylopetes fimbriatus (Gray, 1837)

The Kashmir flying squirrel (Eoglaucomys fimbriatus) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is monotypic within the genus Eoglaucomys.[citation needed] It is found in India and Pakistan. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. The Afghan flying squirrel is usually considered a subspecies.


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