Anomaluridae

Anomaluridae

[ə¦näm·ə¦lu̇r·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The African flying squirrels, a small family in the order Rodentia characterized by the climbing organ, a series of scales at the root of the tail.
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Gliding has evolved independently in at least six groups of mammalian taxa namely Volitatia, Pteromyinae, Anomaluridae, Acrobates, Petaurus and Petauroides (Stafford et al.