Pteromys Cuvier 1800 (Eurasian flying squirrel)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Sciuridae

Parent taxon: Pteromyinae according to J. M. Mercer and V. L. Roth 2003

See also Gray 1825

Sister taxa: Aeretes, Aeromys, Belomys, Eoglaucomys, Eupetaurus, Glaucomys, Hylopetes, Iomys, Miopetaurista, Petaurillus, Petaurista, Petauristini, Petinomys, Pteromyscus, Trogopterus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: scansorial granivore-frugivore

Distribution: found only at Shiriya, Locality 3-2 (Quaternary of Japan)

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.