Petaurus breviceps

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Petaurus breviceps

Taxonavigation[edit]

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Informal group: Pelycosauria
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Cladus: Cynodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Marsupialia
Ordo: Diprotodontia
Subordo: Phalangeriformes
Superfamilia: Petauroidea
Familia: Petauridae
Genus: Petaurus
Species: Petaurus breviceps
Subspecies: P. b. ariel – P. b. biacensis – P. b. breviceps – P. b. flavidus – P. b. longicaudatus – P. b. papuanus – P. b. tafa

Basic Info[edit]

Commonly called sugar gliders or sugar bears these small arboreal marsupials are found in the forests of Australia, as well as in Tasmania, New Guinea, and the neighboring islands of Indonesia.

Name[edit]

Petaurus breviceps Waterhouse, 1839

Type locality: Australia, New South Wales

Holotype: BMNH 1855.12.24.78

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Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Kurzkopfgleitbeutler
English: Sugar Glider
español: Petauro del azúcar
français: Planeur de sucre, Phalanger volant
italiano: Petauro dello zucchero
Nederlands: Suikereekhoorn
日本語: フクロモモンガ
polski: Lotopałanka karłowata
suomi: Sokeriorava
ไทย: จิงโจ้บิน, ชูการ์ไกลเดอร์
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