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Species profile—Petaurus ariel (savanna glider)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Petauridae (Striped Possum and Wrist-winged Gliders) → Petaurus ariel (savanna glider)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Petauridae (Striped Possum and Wrist-winged Gliders)
Scientific name
Petaurus ariel (Gould, 1842)
Common name
savanna glider
Type reference
Gould, J. (1842). On some new species of Australian mammals. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 10, 10-14. [Jun 1842]
WildNet taxon ID
36761
Synonym(s)
Petaurus breviceps
Petaurus breviceps ariel
Belidea ariel
Alternate name(s)
sugar glider
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=36761

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
8 March 2022
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