Black flying squirrel

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Black flying squirrel
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Aeromys
Species: A. tephromelas
Binomial name
Aeromys tephromelas
(Günther, 1873)

The black flying squirrel or large black flying squirrel (Aeromys tephromelas) is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, and Malaysia.


  1. ^ Aplin, K., Lunde, D., Duckworth, J. W., Lee, B. & Tizard, R. J. (2008). Aeromys tephromelas. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 6 January 2009.
  • Thorington, R. W. Jr. and R. S. Hoffman. 2005. Family Sciuridae. pp. 754–818 in Mammal Species of the World a Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.