General Information

Mammal List

Order Family Common Name Scientific Name
Didelphimorphia Didelphidae (American Possums) Virginia Opossum – I Didelphis virginiana
Rodentia (Rodents) Castoridae (Beavers) American Beaver Castor canadensis
Sciuridae (Squirrels) California Ground SquirrelSpermophilus beecheyi
Eastern Fox Squirrel – I Sciurus niger
Western Gray Squirrel Sciurus griseus
Geromyidae (Pocket Gophers) Botta’s Pocket Gopher Thomomys bottae
Muridae (Rats, Mice, and Muskrats) American Deer Mouse Peromyscus maniculatus
Western Harvest Mouse Reithrodontomys megalotis
California Vole Microtus californicus
Muskrat – I Ondatra zibethicus
House Mouse – I Mus musculus
Black Rat – I Rattus rattus
Norway Rat – I Rattus norvegicus
Soricimorpha Soricidae (Shrews) Ornate Shrew Sorex ornatus
Lagomorpha Leporidae (Rabbits and Hares) Desert Cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii
Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus
Chiroptera (Bats) Vespertilionidae Hoary Bat Lasiurus cinereus
Molossidae Mexican Free-tailed Bat Tadarida brasiliensis
Carnivora (Carnivores) Felidae (Cats) House Cat – I Felis catus
Canidae (Dogs) Coyote Canis latrans
Gray Fox Urocyon cinereoargenteus
Mephitidae (Skunks) Striped Skunk Mephitis mephitis
Procyonidae (Raccoons) Raccoon Procyon lotor
Mustelidae (Weasels and Otters) American Mink Mustela vison
Northern River Otter Lontra canadensis

I = Introduced (non-native)

Commands