Taxon profile


Feathertail Glider
Acrobates pygmaeus (Shaw, 1793)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Diprotodontia - diprotodont marsupials »  family Acrobatidae - burramyidae »  genus Acrobates

Scientific synonyms

Acrobates frontalis (De Vis, 1887)
Acrobates pulchellus Rothschild, 1892
Acrobatus pygmaeus (Shaw, 1794)
Didelphis pygmaea Shaw, 1794
Dromicia frontalis De Vis, 1887

Other names

= Feather-tail
= Glider Pygmy Glider

Least Concern



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Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [14431212-d788-4768-a785-bb7008ddb7a5]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Acrobates pygmaeus (Shaw, 1794)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [] [as Acrobates pygmaeus Shaw, 1793]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
DE Zootier-Lexikon [53:zwerggleitbeutler]

Dollinger P.: Zootier-Lexikon
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2018
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Acrobates pygmaeus (Shaw, 1793)]
CZ Anděra M. (2011): České názvy živočichů. Savci (Mammalia). Dodatek 1 – Vačnatí (Metatheria), Lynx, n. s. Praha [as Acrobates pygmaeus]
Data retrieved on: 8 March 2011

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