Our nonarmadillo photo set included raccoons (Procyon lotor), white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), groundhogs (Marmota monax), fox squirrels (Sciurus niger), eastern gray squirrels, elk (Cervus elaphus), turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo), Virginia opossums (Didelphis virginiana), gray foxes (Urocyon cinereoargenteus), coyotes (Canis latrans), bobcats (Lynx rufus), eastern cottontails (Sylvilagus floridanus), eastern chipmunks, brown rats (Rattus norvegicus), mice (Mus musculus and Peromyscus and Reithrodontomys species), southern flying squirrels (Glaucomys volans
), striped skunks (Mephitis mephitis), and passerine birds.
1968: Behavioral and physiological influences on the distribution of the flying squirrel, Glaucomys volans
The effects of forest fragment size, isolation and micro habitat variable on nest box used by southern flying squirrels (Glaucomys volans
) in southern Illinois.--In: Goldingay, R.
Polyester batting was added to each trap for warmth and traps were baited with a mixture of peanut butter, molasses, and oats to target southern flying squirrel (Glaucomys volans
, Bowman el al, 2005).
New records for southern flying squirrel (Glaucomys volans
) in Puebla: management implications in forest management units
Two sciurid species, the endangered CNFS and the common southern flying squirrel (SFS; Glaucomys volans
), have been impacted by these past and ongoing forest changes.
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.
Only ticks from hosts that produced a minimum of 10 newly molted nymphs were tested for infection, with the exception of flying squirrels (Glaucomys volans
), masked shrews (Sorex cinereus), and American robins (Turdus migratorius), which had low tick loads.
Although improvements in living standards have made louse-borne epidemic typhus very rare in the United States (US) today, a new and unanticipated zoonotic reservoir for epidemic typhus in southern flying squirrels (Glaucomys volans
) was discovered by Bozeman and colleagues in 1975, and human cases without exposures to body lice were first reported in 1976 (Figure 1) (1,2) Since 1976, there have been more than 40 cases of PCR-confirmed R.
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.
. -- The eastern flying squirrel is distributed in wooded areas within the eastern third of the state.