Animal Pictures Archive mobile
Query: C van kuikResult: 1st of 1
Pteromys volans (Siberian flying squirrel)
Subject: Pteromys volans (Siberian flying squirrel)
Poster: Wiki Photos (---@---.---)
Pteromys volans - 1724-  - Print - Iconographia Zoologica - Special Collections University of Amsterdam - UBA01 IZA1000546.Siberian flying squirrel (cropped).jpg
Resolution: 1872x2432 File Size: 1732233 Bytes Upload Date: 2023:07:12 08:04:11

Pteromys volans (Siberian flying squirrel)

Pteromys volans
Date 1724-?
Artist Creator:Kuik, C. van (C van Kuik)
Notes This object is part of the collection Iconographia Zoologica
Source/Photographer C. van Kuik. fecit, Tab. IV. In Vosmaer's Regnum Animale, afl. 1767.
Old Latin name Pteromys volans
New Latin name Pteromys volans
Common name Nederlands: Europese vliegende eekhoorn
Source: Cropped from

The Siberian flying squirrel (Pteromys volans) is an Old World flying squirrel ranging from the Baltic Sea in the west, throughout Northern Asia to the coast of the Pacific Ocean in the east. They favour old forests with a mix of conifers and deciduous trees. They are mostly nocturnal, being most active late in the evening, although females with young may also feed during the day. They do not hibernate, but in the winter they may sometimes sleep continuously for several days.

Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Pteromys
Species: Pteromys volans (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonyms: Sciurus volans Linnaeus, 1758

C van kuik
| Mobile Home | New Photos | Random | Funny | Films | Korean |
^o^ Animal Pictures Archive for smart phones ^o^