southern flying squirrel


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Noun1.southern flying squirrel - small large-eyed nocturnal flying squirrel of eastern United States
American flying squirrel - New World flying squirrels
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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
There are five species of tree squirrels well-known in the United States: the fox squirrel, the gray squirrel, the red squirrel, the southern flying squirrel, and the northern flying squirrel.
The southern flying squirrel (Glaucomys volans) is a small, nocturnal secondary cavity-nester that inhabits deciduous forests and mixed woodlands of the eastern United States, eastern and southern Mexico, and parts of Central America (Dolan and Carter, 1977; Hall, 1981).
2011) and others, such as the southern flying squirrel Glaucomys volans and the fox squirrel may transmit leptospirosis to humans (Diesch et al.
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.
Host species tested for Anaplasma phagocytophiluum 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 Southern 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.
The southern flying squirrel is widely distributed throughout the eastern US from New England to Florida to just west of the Mississippi River from Minnesota to East Texas (Figure 2).
The southern flying squirrel (Glaucomys volans; shown on the bottom of Page 38) is the smallest of all tree squirrels, measuring only 9 inches long and weighing a mere 2 to 3 ounces--half the weight of its Yankee cousin.
1990a) humeralis) Fox squirrel (Sciurus niger) (Baker 1971; Jackson 1978) Raccoon (Procyon lotor) (Loeb 1993) Southern flying squirrel (Baker 1971; Beckett 1971) (Glaucomys volans) Reptiles and amphibians Broad-headed skink (Eumeces (Conner et al.
Thus, we established a system of nest boxes in southeast Ohio to evaluate the feasibility of using a system of nest boxes to monitor changes in southern flying squirrel (Glaucomys volans) populations.
The preferred diet of the Southern flying squirrel was white oak acorns with 0.93 ([+ or -] 0.14 se) Kcal x g live [wt.sup.-1] x [d.sup.-1] (Fig.

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