Small mammals of California

Bendire's Shrew
Sorex bendirii
Lyell Shrew
Sorex lyelli
Merriam's Shrew 1
Sorex merriami
Dusky Shrew 1
Sorex monticolus
Ornate Shrew 2
Sorex ornatus
Pacific Shrew 3
Sorex pacificus
American Water Shrew 1
Sorex palustris
Malheur Shrew
Sorex preblei
Fog Shrew
Sorex sonomae
Great Basin Dwarf Shrew
Sorex tenellus
Trowbridge's Shrew 4
Sorex trowbridgii
Vagrant Shrew 1
Sorex vagrans
Crawford's Gray Shrew 5
Notiosorex crawfordi
Broad-footed Mole 6
Scapanus latimanus
Coast Mole
Scapanus orarius
Townsend's Mole 7
Scapanus townsendii
American Shrew-mole 8
Neurotrichus gibbsii
Mountain Beaver 9
Aplodontia rufa
American Beaver 10
Castor canadensis
Western Jumping Mouse
Zapus princeps
Pacific Jumping Mouse
Zapus trinotatus
Common Porcupine 11
Erethizon dorsatum
Botta's Pocket Gopher 6
Thomomys bottae
Western Pocket Gopher
Thomomys mazama
Mountain Pocket Gopher 3
Thomomys monticola
Northern Pocket Gopher
Thomomys talpoides
Townsend's Pocket Gopher 1
Thomomys townsendii
Agile Kangaroo Rat
Dipodomys agilis
California Kangaroo Rat
Dipodomys californicus
Desert Kangaroo Rat 12
Dipodomys deserti
Heermann's Kangaroo Rat 9
Dipodomys heermanni
Giant Kangaroo Rat
Dipodomys ingens
Merriam's Kangaroo Rat 13
Dipodomys merriami
Chisel-toothed Kangaroo Rat 14
Dipodomys microps
Fresno Kangaroo Rat 3
Dipodomys nitratoides
Ord's Kangaroo Rat 9
Dipodomys ordii
Panamint Kangaroo Rat 3
Dipodomys panamintinus
Dulzura Kangaroo Rat
Dipodomys simulans
Stephens' Kangaroo Rat 15
Dipodomys stephensi
Narrow-faced Kangaroo Rat 16
Dipodomys venustus
Dark Kangaroo Mouse 9
Microdipodops megacephalus
Pale Kangaroo Mouse 17
Microdipodops pallidus
Bailey's Pocket Mouse
Chaetodipus baileyi
California Pocket Mouse 18
Chaetodipus californicus
San Diego Pocket Mouse
Chaetodipus fallax
Long-tailed Pocket Mouse 3
Chaetodipus formosus
Rock Pocket Mouse 13
Chaetodipus intermedius
Desert Pocket Mouse 12
Chaetodipus penicillatus
Baja Pocket Mouse
Chaetodipus rudinoris
Spiny Pocket Mouse 16
Chaetodipus spinatus
White-eared Pocket Mouse
Perognathus alticolus
San Joaquin Pocket Mouse
Perognathus inornatus
Little Pocket Mouse
Perognathus longimembris
Great Basin Pocket Mouse 1
Perognathus parvus
Norway Rat 19
Rattus norvegicus
Black Rat 20
Rattus rattus
House Mouse 21
Mus musculus
Eastern Gray Squirrel 22
Sciurus carolinensis
Western Gray Squirrel 23
Sciurus griseus
Fox Squirrel 24
Sciurus niger
Douglas Squirrel 25
Tamiasciurus douglasii
Northern Flying Squirrel 26
Glaucomys sabrinus
California Ground Squirrel 27
Otospermophilus beecheyi
Rock Squirrel 28
Otospermophilus variegatus
Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel 13
Callospermophilus lateralis
Mohave Ground Squirrel 29
Xerospermophilus mohavensis
Round-tailed Ground Squirrel 30
Xerospermophilus tereticaudus
Belding's Ground Squirrel 31
Urocitellus beldingi
Gray Ground Squirrel 32
Urocitellus canus
Piute Ground Squirrel 33
Urocitellus mollis
Yellow-bellied Marmot 6
Marmota flaviventris
Alpine Chipmunk 34
Tamias alpinus
Yellow-pine Chipmunk 35
Tamias amoenus
Merriam's Chipmunk 9
Tamias merriami
Least Chipmunk 36
Tamias minimus
California Chipmunk 37
Tamias obscurus
Yellow-cheeked Chipmunk 23
Tamias ochrogenys
Panamint Chipmunk 38
Tamias panamintinus
Long-eared Chipmunk 39
Tamias quadrimaculatus
Allen's Chipmunk 40
Tamias senex
Siskiyou Chipmunk 41
Tamias siskiyou
Sonoma Chipmunk 42
Tamias sonomae
Lodgepole Chipmunk 43
Tamias speciosus
Uinta Chipmunk 44
Tamias umbrinus
White-tailed Antelope Squirrel 45
Ammospermophilus leucurus
Nelson's Antelope Squirrel 46
Ammospermophilus nelsoni
California Vole 47
Microtus californicus
Long-tailed Vole
Microtus longicaudus
Montane Vole 3
Microtus montanus
Creeping Vole
Microtus oregoni
Townsend's Vole 48
Microtus townsendii
Heather Vole 1
Phenacomys intermedius
White-footed Vole
Arborimus albipes
Red Tree Vole
Arborimus longicaudus
Sonoma Tree Vole 49
Arborimus pomo
Muskrat 50
Ondatra zibethicus
Sagebrush Vole 1
Lemmiscus curtatus
Western Red-backed Vole 51
Myodes californicus
Brush Mouse
Peromyscus boylii
California Mouse 52
Peromyscus californicus

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