Kashmir flying squirrel

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Kashmir flying squirrel
White Faced, Red Flying Squirrel commonly known as Kashmir Flying Squirrel "Eoglaucomys fimbriatus" at Nilgiris nr. Ooty.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Subfamily: Sciurinae
Tribe: Pteromyini
Subtribe: Glaucomyina
Genus: Eoglaucomys
A. H. Howell, 1915
Species: E. fimbriatus
Binomial name
Eoglaucomys fimbriatus
(Gray, 1837)
Subspecies

Eoglaucomys fimbriatus fimbriatus
Eoglaucomys fimbriatus baberi

Synonyms

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.

References[edit]

  • Thorington, R. W. Jr. and R. S. Hoffman. 2005. Family Sciuridae. pp. 754–818 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.