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Related to Glaucomys: flying squirrel, southern flying squirrel
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Noun1.Glaucomys - New World flying squirrels
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Sciuridae, Sciuridae - a mammal family of true squirrels including: ground squirrels; marmots; chipmunks; flying squirrels; spermophiles
American flying squirrel - New World flying squirrels
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Animals serologically analyzed for infection with Borrelia hermsi in 3 locations, Bitterroot Valley, Montana, USA, July 8-September 13, 2013 * Species captured Common name Urocitellus columbianis Columbian ground squirrel Callospermophilus lateralis Golden-mantled ground squirrel Tamias ruficaudus Red-tailed chipmunk Tamias amoenus Yellow-pine chipmunk Tamiasciurus hudsonicus American red squirrel Glaucomys sabrinus Northern flying squirrel Peromyscus maniculatus Deer mouse Zapus princeps Western jumping mouse Total NA No.
In this study, the taxonomic diversity of small mammals included four species of squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis, Sciurus niger, Glaucomys volans, and Tamias striatus), one species of shrew (Blarina carolinensis), and seven species of cheek rodents (Mus musculus, Sigmodon hispidus, Peromyscus leucopus, P gossypinus, Ochrotomys nuttalli, Oryzomyz palustris, and Reithrodontomys humulis).
Common Name Scientific Name Number of Individuals Masked Shrew Sorex cinereus 8 Northern Short-tailed Shrew Blarina brevicaudata 2 Eastern Mole Scalopus aquaticus 2 Short-tailed Weasel Mustela ermine 1 Eastern Chipmunk Tamias striatus 3 Red Squirrel Tamiasciurus hudsonicus 2 Southern Flying Squirrel Glaucomys volans 2 White-footed Mouse Peromyscus leucopus 7 Southern Red-backed Vole Clethrionomys gapperi 1 Meadow Vole Microtus pennsylvanicus 1 House Mouse Mus musculus 2 North American Porcupine Erethizon dorsatum 1 Unidentified Crayfish Cambarus sp.
Other species documented included: Nine-banded Armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus), Eastern Cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus), 11 species of rodents (Eastern Chipmunk, Tamias striatus; Woodchuck, Marmota monax; Eastern Gray Squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis; Southern Flying Squirrel Glaucomys volans; American Beaver, Castor canadensis; White-footed Deermouse, Peromyscus leucopus; Cotton Deermouse, Peromyscus gossypinus; Hispid Cotton Rat, Sigmodon hispidus; Allegheny Woodrat, Neotoma magister; Woodland Vole, Microtus pinetorum), Domestic Dog (Canis familiaris), Coyote (Canis latrans), Gray Fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus), Raccoon (Procyon lotor), Eastern Striped Skunk (Mephitis mephitis), Feral Cat (Felis catus), and White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus).
The most recently recovered species include the (West) Virginia northern flying squirrel ( Glaucomys sabrinus fuscus), certain populations of the bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), and the Yellowstone Distinct Population Segment of the grizzly bear ( Ursus arctos horribilis).
1 Pipistrellus hesperus, western pipistrelle x -- -- Molossidae Eumops perotis, western mastiff bat x -- -- Tadarida brasiliensis, Brazilian free-tailed bat x -- -- RODENTIA Aplodontidae Aplodontia rgM, mountain beaver x -- 1 Sciuridae Glaucomys sabrinus, northern flying squirrel x -- -- Marmota flaviventris, yellow-bellied marmot x -- -- Sciurus griseus, western gray squirrel x -- -- Sciurus sp.
A review of the life history of the southern flying squirrel, Glaucomys volans, and a late winter study of a population in southeastern Ohio.
Contracting geographic ranges also may characterize the southern flying squirrel Glaucomys volans), gray squirrel Sciurus carolinensis), and eastern chipmunk (Tamias striatus), species dependent on mature or climax oak/hickory forests.
Host species tested for Babesia microti reservoir competence, southeastern New York, USA, 2008-2010 * Host species Common name Mammals Blarina brevicauda Northern short-tailed shrew Didelphis virginiana Virginia opossum Glaucomys volans Northern flying squirrel Mephitis mephitis Striped skunk Peromyscus leucopus White-footed mouse Procyon lotor Raccoon Sciurus carolinensis Eastern gray squirrel Sorex cinereus Masked shrew Tamias striatus Eastern chipmunk Tamiasciurus hudsonicus Eastern red squirrel Birds Catharus fuscescens Veery Dumetella carolinensis Gray catbird Hylocichla mustelina Wood thrush Turdus migratorius American robin No.
1999; Thorington and Ferrel, 2006; Edelman and Koprowski, 2007) and in flying squirrels of the genus Glaucomys (weigl and osgood, 1974; Layne and Raymond, 1994; Reynolds et al.
Other mammals that might be expected are the southern flying squirrel Glaucomys volans, the woodland vole Microtus pinetorum, Norway rat Rattus norvegicus, the river otter Lontra canadensis, and the badger Taxidea taxus.