Arrow flying squirrel
|Arrow flying squirrel|
Sciurus sagitta Linnaeus, 1766
The arrow flying squirrel (Petinomys sagitta) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is endemic to Java, Indonesia. The population is unknown as it is only known from the type specimen from 1766. It is nocturnal and arboreal and may be found in primary and secondary forest. It is threatened by forest loss due to logging and agriculture and there are no known conservation actions.
- 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.
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