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The Afghan flying squirrel
Afghan flying squirrel
( Eoglaucomys
Eoglaucomys
fimbriatus baberi) is a subspecies of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is endemic to Afghanistan.

Contents

1 Taxonomy 2 Biology 3 Location 4 References 5 Notes

Taxonomy[edit] The taxonomy of the Afghan flying squirrel
Afghan flying squirrel
is as follows:

Kingdom - Animalia Phylum - Chordata Class - Mammalia Order - Rodentia Family - Sciuridae[1]

Biology[edit] The Afghan flying squirrel
Afghan flying squirrel
is not considered to be threatened to become an endangered species because it is widely distributed, it has a large population, and the population is not declining fast enough. The only threats that affect the Afghan flying squirrel
Afghan flying squirrel
are selective logging, modernization, hunting for the fur trade.It has a generation time of approximately 4 to 5 years, and it has up to two litters annually. It usually has 2 to 4 young.[1] Location[edit] The Afghan flying squirrel
Afghan flying squirrel
is known to be found in montane coniferous forests. The Afghan flying squirrel
Afghan flying squirrel
is native to the following countries:

Afghanistan India Pakistan[1]

References[edit]

^ a b c " Eoglaucomys
Eoglaucomys
fimbriatus". International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Retrieved 3 January 2013. 

Notes[edit]

Baillie, J. 1996. Hylopetes
Hylopetes
baberi[permanent dead link]. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 29 July 2007. Thorington, R. W. Jr. and R. S. Hoffman. 2005. Family Sciuridae. pp. 754–818 in Mammal
Mammal
Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

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Extant species of family Sciuridae
Sciuridae
(subfamily Sciurinae, Pteromyini (Flying squirrels) tribe)

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Rodentia Suborder: Sciuromorpha

Eoglaucomys

Kashmir flying squirrel
Kashmir flying squirrel
( Eoglaucomys
Eoglaucomys
fimbriatus)

Glaucomys (New World flying squirrels)

Southern flying squirrel
Southern flying squirrel
(Glaucomys volans) Northern flying squirrel
Northern flying squirrel
(Glaucomys sabrinus) Humboldt's flying squirrel
Humboldt's flying squirrel
(Glaucomys oregonensis)

Hylopetes

Particolored flying squirrel
Particolored flying squirrel
( Hylopetes
Hylopetes
alboniger) Afghan flying squirrel
Afghan flying squirrel
( Hylopetes
Hylopetes
baberi) Bartel's flying squirrel
Bartel's flying squirrel
( Hylopetes
Hylopetes
bartelsi) Gray-cheeked flying squirrel
Gray-cheeked flying squirrel
( Hylopetes
Hylopetes
lepidus) Palawan flying squirrel
Palawan flying squirrel
( Hylopetes
Hylopetes
nigripes) Indochinese flying squirrel
Indochinese flying squirrel
( Hylopetes
Hylopetes
phayrei) Jentink's flying squirrel
Jentink's flying squirrel
( Hylopetes
Hylopetes
platyurus) Sipora flying squirrel
Sipora flying squirrel
( Hylopetes
Hylopetes
sipora) Red-cheeked flying squirrel
Red-cheeked flying squirrel
( Hylopetes
Hylopetes
spadiceus) Sumatran flying squirrel
Sumatran flying squirrel
( Hylopetes
Hylopetes
winstoni)

Iomys

Javanese flying squirrel
Javanese flying squirrel
( Iomys
Iomys
horsfieldi) Mentawi flying squirrel
Mentawi flying squirrel
( Iomys
Iomys
sipora)

Petaurillus (Pygmy flying squirrels)

Lesser pygmy flying squirrel
Lesser pygmy flying squirrel
(Petaurillus emiliae) Hose's pygmy flying squirrel
Hose's pygmy flying squirrel
(Petaurillus hosei) Selangor pygmy flying squirrel
Selangor pygmy flying squirrel
(Petaurillus kinlochii)

Petinomys

Basilan flying squirrel
Basilan flying squirrel
( Petinomys
Petinomys
crinitus) Whiskered flying squirrel
Whiskered flying squirrel
( Petinomys
Petinomys
genibarbis) Hagen's flying squirrel
Hagen's flying squirrel
( Petinomys
Petinomys
hageni) Siberut flying squirrel
Siberut flying squirrel
( Petinomys
Petinomys
lugens) Arrow flying squirrel
Arrow flying squirrel
( Petinomys
Petinomys
sagitta) Temminck's flying squirrel
Temminck's flying squirrel
( Petinomys
Petinomys
setosus) Vordermann's flying squirrel
Vordermann's flying squirrel
( Petinomys
Petinomys
vordermanni) Travancore flying squirrel
Travancore flying squirrel
( Petinomys
Petinomys
fuscocapillus)

Aeretes

Groove-toothed flying squirrel
Groove-toothed flying squirrel
(Aeretes melanopterus)

Aeromys (Large black flying squirrels)

Black flying squirrel
Black flying squirrel
(Aeromys tephromelas) Thomas's flying squirrel
Thomas's flying squirrel
(Aeromys thomasi)

Belomys

Hairy-footed flying squirrel
Hairy-footed flying squirrel
(Belomys pearsonii)

Biswamoyopterus

Namdapha flying squirrel
Namdapha flying squirrel
(Biswamoyopterus biswasi) Laotian giant flying squirrel
Laotian giant flying squirrel
(Biswamoyopterus laoensis)

Eupetaurus

Woolly flying squirrel
Woolly flying squirrel
(Eupetaurus cinereus)

Petaurista

Red and white giant flying squirrel
Red and white giant flying squirrel
( Petaurista
Petaurista
alborufus) Spotted giant flying squirrel
Spotted giant flying squirrel
( Petaurista
Petaurista
elegans) Hodgson's giant flying squirrel
Hodgson's giant flying squirrel
( Petaurista
Petaurista
magnificus) Bhutan giant flying squirrel
Bhutan giant flying squirrel
( Petaurista
Petaurista
nobilis) Indian giant flying squirrel
Indian giant flying squirrel
( Petaurista
Petaurista
philippensis) Chinese giant flying squirrel
Chinese giant flying squirrel
( Petaurista
Petaurista
xanthotis) Japanese giant flying squirrel
Japanese giant flying squirrel
( Petaurista
Petaurista
leucogenys) Red giant flying squirrel
Red giant flying squirrel
( Petaurista
Petaurista
petaurista)

Pteromys (Old World flying squirrels)

Siberian flying squirrel
Siberian flying squirrel
(Pteromys volans) Japanese dwarf flying squirrel
Japanese dwarf flying squirrel
(Pteromys momonga)

Pteromyscus

Smoky flying squirrel
Smoky flying squirrel
(Pteromyscus pulverulentus)

Trogopterus

Complex-toothed flying squirrel
Complex-toothed flying squirrel
(Trogopterus xanthipes)

Category

Taxon identifiers

Wd: Q3533065 EoL: 1178605 GBIF: 2437537 ITIS: 632494

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