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Petaurista (Giant flying squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Taxonomy
Petaurista was named by Link (1795). It is extant.

It was assigned to Sciuridae by McKenna and Bell (1997); and to Pteromyinae by Mercer and Roth (2003).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1795Petaurista Link
1997Petaurista McKenna and Bell
2003Petaurista Mercer and Roth

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
superfamilySciuroidea
familySciuridae
subfamilyPteromyinae
genusPetauristaLink 1795

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available