Mentawi flying squirrel

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Mentawi flying squirrel
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Sciuridae
Genus: Iomys
Species: I. sipora
Binomial name
Iomys sipora
Chasen & Kloss, 1928

The Mentawi flying squirrel (Iomys sipora) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is endemic to Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Ruedas, L., Duckworth, J. W., Lee, B. & Tizard, R. J. (2008). Iomys sipora. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 6 January 2009.