Spotted giant flying squirrel

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Spotted Giant Flying Squirrel
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Petaurista
P. elegans
Binomial name
Petaurista elegans
(Müller, 1840)
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The spotted giant flying squirrel (Petaurista elegans) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is found in China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, and Vietnam.


  1. ^ Waltson, J.; Duckworth, J. W. & Molur, S. (2008). "Petaurista elegans". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 January 2009.