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Mammalogy 2

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Artiodactyla
Even-toed ungulates
Suidae
Wild boar family
Sus scrofa
Wild boar
Cervidae
Deer family
Odocoileus virginianus
White-tailed deer
Cervus elaphus
Elk
Alces alces
Moose
Rangifer tarandus
Caribou
Bovidae
Sheep family
Ovis canadensis
Bighorn sheep
Antilocapridae
Antelope family
Atilocapra americana
Pronghorn Antalope
Rodentia
Rodent order
Sciuridae
Squirrel family
Tamias striatus
Eastern chipmunk
Sciurus carolinesis
Eastern gray squirrel
Sciurus Niger
Eastern fox squirrel
Tamiasciurus hudsonicus
Red squirrel
Glaucomys Volans
Southern flying squirrel
Glaucomys sabrinus
Northern flying squirrel
Marmota monax
Groundhog
Castoridae
Beaver family
Castor canadensis
Beaver
Erethizontidae
Porcupine family
Erethyzon dorsatum
Porcupine
Muridae
Domestic exotic rat family
Mus musculus
House mouse
Rattus norvegicus
Norway rat
Rattus rattus
Black rat
Cricetidae
Wild mouse family
Ochrotomys nuttalli
Golden mouse (distinct color)
Reithrodontomys humulis
Eastern harvest mouse (narrow tail, tail shorter than head and body)
Peromyscus leucopus
white-footed mouse (reddish-brown, shorter tail)
Peromyscus maniculatus
Deer mouse (bi-colored, bicolored tail longer)
Neotoma floridana
Eastern wood rat
Neotoma magister
Allegheny wood rat
Myodes gapperi
Southern red-backed vole (distinct red back)
Microtus pennsylvanicus
Meadow vole (medium, hairy tail, white belly)
Microtus ochrogaster
Prarie vole
Microtus chrotorrhinus
Yellownose vole
Microtus pinetorum
Pine vole (small eyes, velvety fur, short tail)
Ondatra zibethicus
Muskrat (flattened tail)
Synaptomys cooperi
Southern bog lemming (very short tail, grizzled color)
Dipodidae
Jumping mouse family (skulls have 2 infraorbital foramen)
Zapus hudsonius
Meadow jumping mouse (brown)
Napaeozapus insignis
Woodland jumping mouse (white tip on long tail)