Mammals

Rio Mesa Mammals List (PDF)
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Bats - Chiroptera

  • Pallid bat - Antrozous pallidus
  • Townsend's big-eared bat - Coyrnorhinus townsendii
  • Big brown bat - Eptesicus fuscus
  • Spotted bat - Euderma maculatum
  • Silver-haired bat - Lasionycteris noctivagans
  • Western red bat - Lasiurus blossevillii
  • Hoary bat - Lasiurus cinereus
  • California myotis - Myotis californicus
  • Western small-footed myotis - Myotis ciliolabrum
  • Long-eared myotis - Myotis evotis
  • Fringe-tailed myotis - Myotis thysanodes
  • Long-legged myotis - Myotis volans
  • Yuma myotis - Myotis yumanensis
  • Western pipistrelle - Parastrellus hesperus
  • Brazilian free-tailed bat - Tadarida brasiliensis
  • Big free-tailed bat - Nyctinomops macrotis

Carnivores - Carnivora

  • Coyote - Canis latrans
  • Ringtail - Bassariscus astutus
  • Bobcat - Lynx rufus
  • Mountain lion - Felis conocolor
  • Striped skunk - Mephitis mephitis
  • Long-tailed weasel - Mustela frenata
  • American mink - Neovison vison
  • Northern raccoon - Procyon lotor
  • Western spotted skunk - Spilogale gracilis
  • American badger - Taxidea taxus
  • Gray fox - Urocyon cinereoargenteus
  • Red fox - Vulpes vulpes

Rabbits - Lagomorpha

  • Desert cottontail - Sylvilagus audubonii
  • Black-tailed jackrabbit - Lepus californicus

Rodents - Rodentia

  • White-tailed antelopoe squirrel - Ammospermophilus leucurus
  • American beaver - Castor canadensis
  • Gunnison's prairie dog - Cynomys gunnisoni
  • Ord's kangaroo rat - Dipodomys ordii
  • North American porcupine - Erethizon dorsatum
  • Long-tailed vole - Microtus longicaudus
  • Montane vole - Microtus montanus
  • House mouse - Mus musculus
  • White-throated woodrat - Neotoma albigula
  • Bushytailed woodrat - Neotoma cinerea
  • Mexican woodrat - Neotoma mexicana
  • Northern grasshopper mouse - Onychomys leucogaster
  • Plains pocket mouse - Perognathus flavescens
  • Western harvest mouse - Reithrodontomys megalotis
  • Rock squirrel - Spermophilus variegatus
  • Least chipmunk - Tamias minimus
  • Hopi chipmunk - Tamias rufus
  • Botta's pocket gopher - Thomomys bottae
  • Brush mouse - Peromyscus boylii
  • Rock mouse - Peromyscus crinitus
  • Deer mouse - Peromyscus maniculatus
  • PiƱon mouse - Peromyscus truei

Shrews - Soricomorpha

  • Merriam's shrew - Sorex merriami
  • Water shrew - Sorex palustris

Ungulates - Artiodactyla

  • Mule deer - Odocoileus hemionus
  • Bighorn sheep - Ovis canadensis