Mammals of the ESA and Surrounding Properties

Order Common Name Scientific Name
Opossums Didelphiidae
"Exotic" Virginia opossum Didelphis virginiana
True Shrews Soricidae
"Red/E" Pacific water shrew* Sorex bendirii
Common shrew Sorex cinereus
Vagrant shrew Sorex vagrans
Desmans, Moles & Relatives Talpidae
American shrew mole Neurotrichus gibbsii
"Red/E" Townsend mole Scapanus townsendii
Coast mole Scapanus orarius
Evening bats & Vesper bats Vespertilionidae
California myotis Myotis californicus
"Unknown/DD" Keen's long-eared myotis* Myotis keenii
Little brown bat Myotis lucifugus
Yuma myotis* Myotis yumanensis
Hoary bat* Lasiurus cinereus
Silver-haired bat Lasionycteris noctivagans
Big brown bat Eptesicus fuscus
Hares & Rabbits Leporidae
"Exotic" Eastern cottontail Sylvilagus floridanus
Squirrels Sciuridae
Townsend chipmunk Eutamias townsendii
"Exotic" Eastern gray squirrel Sciurus carolinensis
Northern flying squirrel Glaucomys sabrinus
Douglas's squirrel Tamiasciurus douglasii
Beavers Castoridae
American beaver Castor canadensis
Rats, mice, voles, hampsters & relatives Cricetidae
North American deer mouse Peromyscus maniculatus
"Red" Townsend vole Microtus townsendii
Common muskrat Ondatra zibethicus
Old World mice, rats, gerbils & relatives Muridae
"Exotic" Brown rat Rattus norvegicus
Birch mice, jerboas & jumping mice Dipodidae
Pacific jumping mouse Zapus trinotatus
New World porcupines Erethizontidae
North American porcupine Erethizon dorsatum
Coyotes, dogs, foxes, jackals & wolves Canidae
Coyote Canis latrans
Cacomistle, coatis, raccoons & relatives Procyonidae
Northern raccoon Procyon lotor
Badgers, otters, weasels & relatives Mustelidae
? "Blue" "Red/T" Ermine Mustela erminea
American mink Mustela vison
Northern river otter Lontra canadensis
Skunks & stink badgers Mephitidae
"Unknown" Western spotted skunk Spilogale gracilis
Striped skunk Mephitis mephitis
Deer Cervidae
Mule deer Odocoileus hermionus

*presence of species unknown, but likely

Main contributors: Ted Goshulak, Stan Olson, and Glen Ryder