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Petaurus norfolcensis (Squirrel Glider)

Wikipedia Abstract

The squirrel glider (Petaurus norfolcensis) is a nocturnal gliding possum. The squirrel glider is one of the wrist-winged gliders of the genus Petaurus.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
3
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
23
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 8.56
EDGE Score: 2.26

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  405 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates), Nectarivore, Granivore
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  40 %
Diet - Nectar [2]  30 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  20 %
Diet - Vertibrates [2]  10 %
Forages - Arboreal [2]  100 %
Gestation [1]  20 days
Litter Size [1]  2
Maximum Longevity [1]  15 years
Nocturnal [2]  Yes
Weaning [1]  4 months 2 days

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Grampians National Park II 416373 Victoria, Australia
Kosciuszko National Park II 1705480 New South Wales, Australia
Lamington National Park II 50970 Queensland, Australia
Maria National Park II 5735 New South Wales, Australia
Shoalwater and Corio Bays Area Ramsar Site   Queensland, Australia

Prey / Diet

Prey / Diet Overlap

Predators

Ninox strenua (Powerful Boobook)[4]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Choristopsylla tristis[5]
Hepatozoon petauri <Unverified Name>[6]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map

Distribution

Australia;

External References

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3FEEDING BEHAVIOUR OF THE SQUIRREL GLIDER IN REMNANT HABITAT IN BRISBANE, MATT DOBSON, ROSS L. GOLDINGAY AND DAVID J. SHARPE, Australian Mammalogy 27: 27-35 (2005)
4Diet and habitat of the powerful owl (Ninox strenua) living near Melbourne, Elizabeth Lavazanian, M. App. Sc. thesis, Deakin University (1996)
5International Flea Database
6Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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