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Animal common names

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Animal common names

  1. 1. Mammals Common Name Scientific Name antelope, prong-horned Antilocapra americana (Ord) badger Taxidea taxus (Shreber) * bats free-tailed Tadarida spp (3) mastif Eumops spp (2) plain-nosed Myotis spp (9) bear, black Euarctos americanus (Pallas) beaver Castor canadensis Kuhle bobcat Lynx rufus (Shreber) chipmunk Eutamias spp (4) coati (or coatimundi) Nasua narica (Linnaeus) coyote Canis latrans Say deer mule (or black-tailed) Odocoileus hemionus (Rafinesque) white-tailed (or eastern) O. virginianus (Zimmermann) elk Cervus canadensis (Erxleben) fox gray Urocyon cinereoargenteus (Shreber) Kit Vulpes macrotis Merriam gopher, pocket Thomomys spp (3) javelina Pecari tajacu (Linnaeus) mountain lion Felis concolor Linnaeus mouse (most common) cactus Peromyscus eremicus (Baird) pinyon P. truei (Shufeldt) ** pocket Perognathus spp (10) muskrat Ondatra zibethica (Linnaeus) otter, river Lutra canadensis (Shreber) prairie dog, Gunnison's Cynomys gunnisoni porcupine Erethizon dorsatum Linnaeus rabbit cottontail Sylvilagus spp (3) jack Lepus spp (2) raccoon Procyon lotor (Linnaeus) rat kangaroo Dipodomys spp (5)
  2. 2. pack wood ringtail sheep, bighorn shrew desert vagrant (and others) skunk hog-nosed hooded striped spotted squirrel Abert's Kaibab Sub S. Apache Arizona gray red ground vole long-tailed Mexican montane Neotoma albigula Hartley Neotoma spp (4) Bassariscus astutus (Lichenstein) Ovis canadensis Shaw Notiosorex crawfordi (Coues) Sorex spp (4) Conepatus mesoleucus Lichenstein Mephitis macroura (Lichenstein) M. mephitis (Shreber) Spilogale putorius (Linnaeus) Sciurus aberti Woodhouse aberti S. apache J.A. Allen S. arizonensis (Coues) Tamiasciurus hudsonicus Citellus spp (7) Microtus longicaudus Merriam M. Mexicanus (Saussure) M. montanus (Peale)

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