Basilan flying squirrel

The Basilan flying squirrel (Philippines flying squirrel or Mindanao flying squirrel ) (Petinomys crinitus) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is endemic to the Philippines. It is often confused with mindanao flying squirrel (Petinomys mindanensis)

Basilan flying squirrel
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Petinomys
P. crinitus
Binomial name
Petinomys crinitus
(Hollister, 1911)


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