Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in periodicals archive ?
The bimodal activity pattern has been also noted in Glaucomys sabrinus (Weigl & Osgood 1974, Urban 1988, Cotton & Parker 2000).
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.
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.
With the exception of the California and Southeast Texas cases, remaining cases occurred within the distribution range of the southern flying squirrel, Glaucomys volans.
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.
Take an ordinary gray squirrel, shrink it down to about the size of a large chipmunk, equip it with night-vision goggles and a cape, and you'd have a pretty good approximation or not only Rocky the cartoon flying squirrel, friend of Bullwinkle, but Glaucomys the real flying squirrel, friend of woodland and suburban ecosystems throughout much of North America.
La ardilla voladora Glaucomys volans goldmani (Nelson, 1904) en Puebla, Mexico.
A review of the life history of the southern flying squirrel, Glaucomys volans, and a late winter study of a population in southeastern Ohio.