Mammalogy lab 8

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Mammalogy lab 8

  1. 1. Mammalogy Lab 8<br />Lagomorpha and Rodentia<br />
  2. 2. Kingdom Animalia<br />Phylum Chordata<br />Subphylum Vertebrata<br />Class Mammalia<br />Subclass Theria<br />Infraclass Eutheria<br />
  3. 3. Order Lagomorpha<br />Family Ochotonidae- Pikas<br />Family Leporidae- Hares and rabbits<br />Lepuscalifornicus- black-tailed jackrabbit<br />Sylvilagusaquaticus- swamp rabbit<br />Sylvilagusaudubonii -Audobon’s cottontail<br />Sylvilagusfloridanus- eastern cottontail<br />Family Prolagidae- Mediterranean giant pikas<br />
  4. 4. Family Ochotonidae<br />
  5. 5. Lepuscarnifornicus<br />
  6. 6. Sylvilagusaquaticus<br />
  7. 7. Sylvilagusaudubonii<br />
  8. 8. Sylvilagusfloridanus<br />
  9. 9. Order Rodentia<br /> The Order Rodentiais devided into 5 different Suborders, and they are:<br />Suborder Sciuromorpha<br />Suborder Castorimorpha<br />Suborder Myomorpha<br />Suborder Anomaluromorpha<br />Suborder Hystricomorpha<br />
  10. 10. Suborder Sciuromorpha<br />Family Aplodontidae- Mountain beaver<br />Aplodontiarufa- mountain beaver<br />
  11. 11. Family Aplodontidae<br />
  12. 12. Suborder Sciuromorpha<br />Family Sciuridae- squirrels<br />Ammospermophilusinterpres- Texas antelope squirrel<br />Ammspermophilusleucurus- white tailed antelope squirrel<br />Cynomysludovicianus- black tailed prairie dog<br />Glaucomysvolans- southern flying squirrel<br />Sciuruscarolinensis- eastern gray squirrel<br />Sciurusniger- eastern fox squirrel<br />Spermophilusmexicanus- Mexican ground squirrel<br />Spermophilusspilosoma- spotted ground squirrel<br />Spermophilustridecemlineatus- thirteen-lined ground squirrel<br />Spermophilusvariegatus- rock squirrel<br />Tamiascanipes- gray footed chipmunk<br />Tamiasquadrivittatus- colorado chipmunk<br />TamiasStriatus- Eastern chipmunk<br />
  13. 13. Ammospermophilusinterpres<br />
  14. 14. Ammospermophilusleucurus<br />
  15. 15. Cynomysludovicianus<br />
  16. 16. Glaucomysvolans<br />
  17. 17. Sciuruscarolinensis<br />
  18. 18. Sciurusniger<br />
  19. 19. Spermophilusmexicanus<br />
  20. 20. Spermophilusspilosoma<br />
  21. 21. Spermophilustridecemlineatus<br />
  22. 22. Spermophilusvariegatus<br />
  23. 23. Tamiasquadrivittatus<br />
  24. 24. Tamiasstriatus<br />
  25. 25. Suborder Sciuromorpha<br />Family Gliridae- dormice and hazel mice<br />
  26. 26. Suborder Castorimorpha<br />Family Castoridae- beavers<br />Castor canadensis- American beaver<br />
  27. 27. Castor canadensis<br />
  28. 28. Suborder Castorimorpha<br />Family Heteromyidae<br />Chaetodipushispidus- hispid pocket mouse<br />Chaetodipusintermedius- rock pocket mouse<br />Chaetodipusnelsoni- Nelson’s pocket mouse<br />Chaetodipuspenicillatus- desert pocket mouse<br />Dipodomyscompactus- Gulf Coast kangaroo rat<br />Dipodomyselator- Texas Kangaroo rat<br />Dipodomysmerriami- Merriam’s kangaroo rat<br />Dipodomysordii- Ord’s Kangaroo rat<br />Dipodomysspectabilis- Banner-tailed kangaroo rat<br />Liomysirroratus- Mexican spiny pocket mouse<br />Perognathusflavescens- plains pocket mouse<br />Perognathusflavus- silky pocket mouse<br />Perognathusmerriami- Merriam’s pocket mouse<br />
  29. 29. Chaetodipushispidus<br />
  30. 30. Chaetodipusnelsoni<br />
  31. 31. Dipodomysmerriami<br />
  32. 32. Dipodomysordii<br />
  33. 33. Dipodomysspectabilis<br />
  34. 34. Perognathusflavus<br />
  35. 35. Perognathusmerriami<br />
  36. 36. Suborder Castorimorphia<br />Family Geomyidae- pocket gophers<br />Cratogeomyscastonops- yellow faced pocket gopher<br />Geomysarenarius- desert pocket gopher<br />Geomysattwateri- Attwater’s pocket gopher<br />Geomysbreviceps-Baird’s pocket gopher<br />Geomysbursarius- Plains pocket gopher<br />Geomysknoxjonesi- Knox Jone’s pocket gopher<br />Geomyspersonatus- Texas Pocket gopher<br />Geomystexensis- Central Texas pocket gopher<br />Thomomysbottae- Botta’s pocket gopher<br />
  37. 37. Cratogeomyscastonops<br />
  38. 38. Geomysbreviceps<br />
  39. 39. Geomyspersonatus<br />
  40. 40. Geomystexensis<br />
  41. 41. Thomomysbottae<br />
  42. 42. Suborder Myomorpha<br />Family Dipodidae- Birch mice, jerboas, and jumping mice<br />Zapushudsonius- meadow jumping mouse<br />Family Platacanthomyidae- malabar spiny dormouse and pygmy dormice<br />Family Spalacidae- blind more rats, African mole rats, zokors, and bamboo rats<br />Family Calomyscidae- mouse-like hamsters<br />Family Nesomyidae- African and Malagasy endemic rats and mice<br />
  43. 43. Family Dipodidae<br />
  44. 44. Family Platacanthomyidae<br />
  45. 45. Suborder Myomorpha<br />Family Cricetidae- New World rats, mice, voles, hamsters, and relatives.<br />Baiomystaylori- northern pygmy mouse<br />Microtusmexicanus- Mexican vole<br />Microtusochrogaster- prairie vole<br />Microtuspinetorum- woodland vole<br />Neotomaalbigula- white-throated woodrat<br />Neotomafloridana- eastern woodrat<br />Neotomaleucodon- white-toothed woodrat<br />Neotomamexicana- Mexican woodrat<br />Neotomamicropus- southern plains woodrat<br />
  46. 46. Baiomystaylori<br />
  47. 47. Microtusmexicanus<br />
  48. 48. Microtusochrogaster<br />
  49. 49. Microtuspinetorum<br />
  50. 50. Neotomaalbigula<br />
  51. 51. Neotomafloridana<br />
  52. 52. Neotomamexicana<br />
  53. 53. Neotomamicropus<br />
  54. 54. Suborder Myomorpha<br />Family Cricetidae(cont…)<br />Ochrotomysnuttalli- golden mouse<br />Onychomysarenicola- Mearn’s grasshopper mouse<br />Onychomysleucogastor- northern grasshopper mouse<br />Oryzomyscouesi- Coues’ rice rat<br />Oryzomyspalustris- marsh rice rat<br />Peromyscusattwateri- Texas mouse<br />Peromyscusboylii- brush mouse<br />Peromyscuseremicus- cactus mouse<br />Peromyscusgossypinus- cotton mouse<br />Peromyscusleucopus- white footed mouse<br />Peromyscusmaniculatus- deer mouse<br />Peromyscusnustus- northern rock mouse<br />Peromyscuspectoralis- white ankled mouse<br />Peromyscustruei- pinyon mouse<br />
  55. 55. Ochrotomysnuttalli<br />
  56. 56. Onychomysleucogastor<br />
  57. 57. Oryzomyspalustris<br />
  58. 58. Peromyscusattwateri<br />
  59. 59. Peromyscusboylii<br />
  60. 60. Peromyscusleucopus<br />
  61. 61. Peromyscusmaniculatus<br />
  62. 62. Peromyscuspectoralis<br />
  63. 63. Peromyscustruei<br />
  64. 64. Suborder Myomorpha<br />Family Cricetidae(cont…)<br />Reithrodontomysfulvescens- fulvous harvest mouse<br />Reithrodontomyshumulis- eastern harvest mouse<br />Reithrodontomysmegalotis- western harvest mouse<br />Reithrodontomysmontanus- plains harvest mouse<br />Sigmodonfulviventer- tawny-bellied cotton rat<br />Sigmodonhispidus- hispid cotton rat<br />Sigmodonochrognathus- yellow nosed cotton rat<br />
  65. 65. Reithrodontomysmegalotis<br />
  66. 66. Reithrodontomysmontanus<br />
  67. 67. Sigmodonhispidus<br />
  68. 68. Suborder Myomorpha<br />Family Muridae- rats, mice, voles, gerbils, hamsters, lemmings<br />Musmusculus- house mouse<br />Rattusnorvegicus- brown rat<br />Rattusrattus- house rat<br />
  69. 69. Musmusculus<br />
  70. 70. Rattusnorvegicus<br />
  71. 71. Suborder Anomaluromorpha<br />Family Anomaluridae- scaly tailed squirrel<br />Family Pedetidae- Springhare<br />Pedetescapensis- springhare<br />
  72. 72. Family Pedetidae<br />
  73. 73. Suborder Hystricomorpha<br />Family Ctenodactylidae- gundis<br />Family Bathyergidae- blesmoles and mole rats<br />Cryptomyshottentotus- African mole rat<br />Family Hystricidae- Old world porcupines<br />Hystrixcristata- North African crested porcupine<br />Family Petromuridae- dassie rat<br />Family Thryonomidae- cane rats<br />Family Erethizontidae- New World Porcupines<br />Erethizondorsatum- North American porcupine<br />
  74. 74. Family Bathyergidae<br />
  75. 75. Family Hystricidae<br />
  76. 76. Erethizondorsatum<br />
  77. 77. Suborder Hystricomorpha<br />Family Chinchillidae- chinchillas and viscashas<br />Family Dinomyidae- pacarana<br />Family Caviidae- cavies<br />Caviaporcellus- Guiena pig<br />Family Dasyproctidae- acuchis and agoutis<br />Family Cuniculidae- pacas<br />Family Ctenomyidae- tuco-tucos<br />Ctenomysmagellanicus- Magellanictuco-tuco<br />
  78. 78. Family Chinchillidae<br />
  79. 79. Family Dinomyidae<br />
  80. 80. Family Caviidae<br />
  81. 81. Family Dasyproctidae<br />
  82. 82. Family Ctenomyidae<br />
  83. 83. Suborder Hystricomorpha<br />Family Octodontidae- degus, rock rats, and viscaha rats<br />Family Abrocomidae- chinchilla rats<br />Family Echimyidae- American spiny rats<br />Family Myocastoridae- coypu and nutria<br />Myocastorcorypus- corypu (nutria)<br />Family Capromyidae- West Indian hutias<br />Family Heptaxodontidae- giant hutias<br />
  84. 84. Myocastor coypus<br />

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