Northern Flying Squirrel   SQUIRREL
Northern Flying Squirrel
Northern Flying Squirrel
Scientific Name:
Glaucomys sabrinus
Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:
2 subspecies endangered: Carolina Northern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus coloratus), West Virginia Northern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus fuscus)
Group:
Mammals
Status/Date Listed as Endangered:
EN-US FWS: July 1, 1985
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia
 
 

Facts Summary:
The Northern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "mammals" and found in the following area(s): North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia. This species is also known by the following name(s): 2 subspecies endangered: Carolina Northern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus coloratus), West Virginia Northern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus fuscus).

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