Ratufa macroura

Ratufa macroura (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Placentalia
Ordo: Rodentia
Subordo: Sciuromorpha
Familia: Sciuridae
Subfamilia: Ratufinae
Genus: Ratufa
Species: Ratufa macroura
Subspecies: R. m. dandolena - R. m. macroura - R. m. melanochra

Name

Ratufa macroura (Pennant, 1769)

Synonyms

* Ratufa macroura sinhala Phillips, 1931
* Ratufa macrurus albipes Blyth, 1859
* Sciurus ceilonensis Boddaert, 1785
* Sciurus ceylonicus Erxleben, 1777
* Sciurus ceylonica (Erxleben, 1777)
* Sciurus macrourus Pennant, 1769
* Sciurus macrura Blanford, 1891
* Sciurus tennentii Blyth, 1849
* Sciurus zeylanicus Ray, 1693

References

* Ratufa macroura on Mammal Species of the World.
* Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder
* IUCN link: Ratufa macroura (Pennant, 1769) (Near Threatened)

Vernacular names
Internationalization
English: Grizzled Giant Squirrel

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