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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Pholidota
Family: Manidae
Genus: Manis
Linnaeus, 1758

Manis is a genus of pangolins.[1]


Indian pangolin, M. crassicaudata
Chinese pangolin, M. pentadactyla
Asian giant pangolin M. paleojavanica (extinct)
Sunda pangolin, M. javanica
Philippine pangolin, M. culionensis


  1. Simmons, Nancy B. (2005), "Pangolins", in Wilson, Don E.; Reeder, DeeAnn M., Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed), Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, pp. 312–529, ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0, retrieved 13 September 2009<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>