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SPECIES Pteromys momonga

Author:Temminck, 1844.
Citation:Fauna Japonica, 1(Mamm.): 47.
Common Name:Japanese Flying Squirrel
Type Locality:"...les foręts de l'interieur," Restricted by Kishida (in Kuroda, 1938:51) to "Kiusiu" [Kyushu, Japan].
Distribution:Kyushu and Honshu (Japan).
Status:IUCN – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:The sister species to P. momonga is P. volans (Oshida et al., 2000b). Oshida et al. (1996b, 2000a) described chromosomes.
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    amygdali (Thomas, 1906)
    interventus (Kuroda, 1941)
    momoga Temminck, 1845

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