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Sugar glider – Petaurus breviceps

Petaurus breviceps (sugar glider) © Queensland Government, 1989

Common name

sugar glider

Scientific name

Petaurus breviceps

Kingdom

animals

Class

Mammalia (mammals)

Family

Petauridae (Striped Possum and Wrist-winged Gliders)

NCA status

Least concern

EPBC status

-

Wetland indicator

Endemicity

Not endemic to Australia - naturally occurs in Queensland, interstate and overseas

Further resources


This page should be cited as:

Sugar glider – Petaurus breviceps, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 27 May 2016, <http://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/components/species/?petaurus-breviceps>.

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