Particolored flying squirrel

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Particolored flying squirrel
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Hylopetes
Species: H. alboniger
Binomial name
Hylopetes alboniger
(Hodgson, 1836)

The particolored flying squirrel (Hylopetes alboniger) is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Duckworth, J. W., Tizard, R. J. & Molur, S. (2008). Hylopetes alboniger. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 6 January 2009.