5656 thumb Mammals of Connecticut, US

This guide serves as a reference for terrestrial mammals indigenous to Connecticut. The species on this list have been verified by iNaturalist users, Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), or the National Audubon Society. This list of taxa is complete, but the ...more ↓

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Virginia Opossum 1
Didelphis virginiana
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Moose 2
Alces americanus
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White-tailed Deer 3
Odocoileus virginianus
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Little Brown Bat 5
Myotis lucifugus
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Northern Myotis 6
Myotis septentrionalis
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Indiana Bat 7
Myotis sodalis
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Eastern Pipistrelle 6
Pipistrellus subflavus
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Big Brown Bat 8
Eptesicus fuscus
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Eastern Red Bat 9
Lasiurus borealis
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Hoary Bat 10
Lasiurus cinereus
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Silver-haired Bat 11
Lasionycteris noctivagans
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American Black Bear 12
Ursus americanus
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Common Raccoon 13
Procyon lotor
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North American River Otter 14
Lontra canadensis
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Fisher 15
Martes pennanti
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Short-tailed Weasel 16
Mustela erminea
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Long-tailed Weasel 17
Mustela frenata
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American Mink 18
Neovison vison
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Striped Skunk 19
Mephitis mephitis
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Coyote 20
Canis latrans
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Red Fox 21
Vulpes vulpes
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Gray Fox 22
Urocyon cinereoargenteus
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Domestic Cat 23
Felis catus
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Bobcat 24
Lynx rufus
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Eastern Cottontail 14
Sylvilagus floridanus
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New England Cottontail 25
Sylvilagus transitionalis
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Snowshoe Hare 26
Lepus americanus
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American Beaver 27
Castor canadensis
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Meadow Jumping Mouse 28
Zapus hudsonius
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Woodland Jumping Mouse 29
Napaeozapus insignis
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North American Porcupine 30
Erethizon dorsatum
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Brown Rat 31
Rattus norvegicus
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Black Rat 32
Rattus rattus
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House Mouse 33
Mus musculus
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Eastern Gray Squirrel 34
Sciurus carolinensis
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American Red Squirrel 35
Tamiasciurus hudsonicus
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Northern Flying Squirrel 36
Glaucomys sabrinus
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Southern Flying Squirrel 37
Glaucomys volans
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Woodchuck 38
Marmota monax
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Eastern Chipmunk 39
Tamias striatus
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Meadow Vole 40
Microtus pennsylvanicus
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Woodland Vole 41
Microtus pinetorum
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Southern Bog Lemming 42
Synaptomys cooperi
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Muskrat 43
Ondatra zibethicus
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White-footed Mouse 44
Peromyscus leucopus
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Deer Mouse 36
Peromyscus maniculatus
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Masked Shrew 36
Sorex cinereus
Smoky Shrew
Sorex fumeus
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American Water Shrew 45
Sorex palustris
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Northern Short-tailed Shrew 35
Blarina brevicauda
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Eastern Mole 46
Scalopus aquaticus
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Hairy-tailed Mole 47
Parascalops breweri
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Star-nosed Mole 48
Condylura cristata

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