Glaucomys sabrinus


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Noun1.Glaucomys sabrinus - large flying squirrel; chiefly of Canada
American flying squirrel - New World flying squirrels
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Nest site characteristics of the endangered northern flying squireel (Glaucomys sabrinus coloratus) in southwest Virginia.
Influence of forest structure and experimental green-tree retention on Northern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus) abundance.
2012) that were not recorded during the present or previous research in this location include red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus), northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus), southern flying squirrel (Glaucomys volans), bobcat, red fox, black bear, North American river otter (Lontra canadensis), and American mink (Neovison vison) and the introduced species house mouse (Mus musculus), brown/Norway rat (Rattus norvegicus), and domesticated dog.
Nest inhabitants and ectoparasites of Northern Flying Squirrels, Glaucomys sabrinus (Shaw), from northeastern Oregon.
Some taxa which have been studied include viverrids (Atilax, Bdeogal, Civettictis, Genetta, Helogale, Herpestes, Ichneumia, Mungos, and Nandinia) from eastern Africa (Taylor 1971), water voles (Arvicola terrestris monticola) from Europe (Ventura and Gotzens 2005), squirrels (Glaucomys sabrinus, Arborimus logicaudus, Tamiasciurus douglasii, Sciurus griseus, and Tamias spp.) and woodrats (Neotoma spp.) from Oregon (Forsman and Otto 2006), and Virginia opossums (Didelphis virginiana) from Georgia (Mead and Patterson 2009).
The bimodal activity pattern has been also noted in Glaucomys sabrinus (Weigl & Osgood 1974, Urban 1988, Cotton & Parker 2000).
Additional seropositive animals at Hughes Creek included 1 northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus), 1 golden-mantled ground squirrel (Callospermophilus lateralis), and 1 western jumping mouse (Zapus princeps).
Other "[potential climate refugees include the American pika (Ochotona princeps), bighorn sheep, red wolves (Cards lupus rufus), San Bernardino flying squirrels (Glaucomys sabrinus calif amicus'), Quino checkerspot butterflies (Euphydryas editha quino), and white bark pine (Pinus albicaulis Zellmer, supra note 21, at 341.
Natural and anthropogenic disturbance history has significantly altered the landscape and continues to impact the habitat of endemic species such as the endangered Carolina Northern flying squirrel (CNFS, Glaucomys sabrinus coloratus), a Pleistocene relict that uses the montane northern hardwood and red spruce (Picea rubens)-Fraser fir (Abies fraseri) forests for denning sites and foraging areas [4-6].
These spruce forests have provided important habitat for many rare plants and migratory bird species, and have acted as a stronghold for the federally endangered West Virginia northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus fuscus) and the federally threatened Cheat Mountain salamander (Plethodon nettingi).
(9) The northern flying squirrel, Glaucomys sabrinus, is indigenous to California, but in a field study of 24 northern flying squirrels trapped in northern California from 2003 to 2007, all animals were seronegative for R.