Mammals of Cedar Creek

 

Taxonomic List of Mammals

Order Marsupialia    
  Family Didelphidae: Opossums  
    Didelphis marsupialis: Opossum
Order Insectivora: Insectivores    
  Family Soricidae: Shrews  
    Sorex arcticus: Arctic shrew
    Sorex cinereus: Masked shrew
    Sorex palustris: Water shrew
    Microsorex hovi: Pigmy shrew
    Blarina brevicauda: Short-tailed shrew
  Family Talpidae: Moles  
    Scalopus aquaticus: Common mole
    Condylura cristata: Star-nosed mole
Order Chiroptera: Bats    
  Family Vespertilionidae: Vespertilionid bats  
    Myotis lucifugus: Little brown bat
    Myotis keenii : Keen's myotis
    Lasionycteris noctivagans: Silver-haired bat
    Pipistrellus subflavus: Eastern pipistrelle
    Eptesicus fuscus: Big brown bat
    Lasiurus borealis: Red bat
    Lasiurus cinereus: Hoary bat
Order Lagomorpha: Lagomorphs    
  Family Leporidae: Rabbits and Hares  
    Sylvilagus floridanus: Eastern cottontail
    Lepus americanus: Snowshoe hare
    Lepus townsendii : White-tailed jack rabbit
Order Rodentia: Rodents    
  Family Sciurdiae: Squirrels  
    Tamias striatus: Eastern chipmunk
    Marmota monax: Woodchuck
    Spermophilus franklinii: Franklin's ground squirrel
    Spermophilus tridecemlineatus: Thirteen-lined
ground squirrel
    Sciurus carolinensis: Gray squirrel
    Sciurus niger: Fox squirrel
    Tamiasciurus hudsonicus: Red squirrel
    Glaucomys sabrinus: Northern flying squirrel
    Glaucomys volans: Southern flying squirrel
  Family Geomyidae: Pocket gophers  
    Geomys bursarius: Plains pocket gopher
  Family Heteromyidae: Pocket mice  
    Perognathus flavescens: Plains pocket mouse
  Family Castoridae: Beavers  
    Castor canadensis: Beaver
  Family Cricetidae: Native rats and mice  
    Reithrodontomys megalotis: Western harvest mouse
    Peromyscus leucopus: White-footed mouse
    Peromyscus maniculatus: Deer mouse
    Clethrlonomys gapperii: Red-backed vole
    Microtus ochrogaster: Prairie vole
    Microtus pennsylvanicus: Meadow vole
    Ondatra zibethicus: Muskrat
    Synaptomys cooperi: Southern bog lemming
  Family Muridae: Old world rats and mice  
    Rattus norvegicus: Norway rat
    Mus musculus: House mouse
  Family Zapodidae: Jumping mice  
    Zapus hudsonius: Meadow jumping mouse
  Family Erithizonidae: New world porcupines  
    Erithizon dorsatum: Porcupine
Order Carnivora: Carnivores    
  Family Canidae: Dogs and foxes  
    Canis latrans: Coyote
    Canis lupus: Timber wolf
    Vulpes vulpes: Red fox
    Urocyon cinereoargenteus: Gray fox
  Family Ursidae: Bears  
    Ursus americanus: Black bear
  Family Procyonidae: Raccoons  
    Procyon lotor: Raccoon
  Family Mustelidae: Weasels and allies  
    Martes pennanti: Fisher
    Mustela erminea: Short-tailed weasel
    Mustela frenata: Long-tailed weasel
    Mustela nivalis: Least weasel
    Mustela vison: Mink
    Taxidea taxus: Badger
    Spilogale putorius: Spotted skunk
    Mephitis mephitis: Striped skunk
    Lutra canadensis: River otter
  Family Felidae: Cats  
    Lynx rufus: Bobcat
    Lynx lynx: Lynx
Order Artiodactyla: Even-toed, hoofed mammals    
  Family Cervidae: Deer and allies  
    Odocoileus hemionus: Mule or black-tailed deer
    Odocoileus virginianus: White-tailed deer