Mammals of UCSC

SpeciesCommon NameHabitat
Marsupials
Didelphis marsupialisVirginia opossumDI, RW, ME
Rabbits (Lagomorpha)
Sylvilagus bachmaniBrush rabbitCH, AG
Rodents (Rodentia)
SQUIRRELS
Tamias merriamiMerriam's chipmunkCH
Sciurus carolinensisEastern gray squirrelDI, RW, ME
Sciurus griseusWestern gray squirrelME, RW
Sciurus nigerEastern fox squirrelAG, DI
Otospermophilus beecheyiCalifornia ground squirrelGR, AG
GOPHERS
Thomomys bottae
MICE AND RATS
Chaetodipus californicusCalifornia pocket mouseCH
Microtus californicusCalifornia voleGR, AG
Mus musculusHouse mouseDI, RW, ME
Neotoma fuscipes annectensDusky-footed woodratCH, ME, RW
Peromyscus boyliiBrush deermouseCH, RO, ME
Peromyscus californicusCalifornia deermouseCH, ME, RW
Peromyscus maniculatusNorth American deermouseAll
Peromyscus trueiPinyon mouseCH, RO
Rattus norvegicusNorway ratDI, AG
Rattus rattusBlack ratDI, AG
Reithrodontomys megalotisWestern harvest mouseGR
Carnivores (Carnivora)
FELIDS
Lynx rufusBobcatME, GR, AG, RW
Puma concolorMountain LionME, RW
CANIDS
Canis latransCoyoteAll
Urocyon cinereoargenteusGray foxME, GR
Vulpes vulpesRed foxME, GR
PROCYONIDS
Bassariscus astutusRingtailRO, ME
Procyon lotorNorthern raccoonDI, RI, WET, ME
MUSTELIDS
Mephitis mephitisStriped skunkAll
Mustela frenataLong-tailed weaselGR, ME
Spilogale gracilisSpotted skunkME, CH, RI
Taxidea taxusBadgerGR
Bats (Chiroptera)
Antrozous pallidusPallid batRW, ME, GR
Corynorhinus townsendiiTownsend's big-eared batRW, ME, GR
Eptesicus fuscusBig brown batRW, ME, GR
Lasionycteris noctivagansSilver-haired batRW, ME, RI
Lasiurus blossevilliiWestern rat batRW, ME, CH, RI
Lasiurus cinereusHoary batRW, ME, GR, RI
Myotis californicusCalifornia MyotisRW, ME, GR
Myotis evotisLong-eared MyotisRW, ME, GR, RI
Myotis lucifugusLittle Brown MyotisRI
Myotis thysanodesFringed MyotisRW, ME, GR, RI
Myotis volansLong-legged MyotisRW, ME, GR, RI
Myotis yumanensisYuma MyotisRI
Tadarida brasiliensisMexican free-tailed batRW, ME, GR
Insectivores (Insectivora)
MOLES
Neurotrichus gibbsiiShrew-moleRW, ME
Scapanus latimanusBroad-handed moleRW, ME, GR, AG
SHREWS
Sorex ornatusOrnate shrewRI, ME
Sorex trowbridgiiTrowbridge shrewRW, ME, GR
Sorex vagransVagrant shrewRI, WET
Even-toed Ungulates (Artiodactyla)
Odocoileus hemionus ssp. ColumbianusBlack-Tailed DeerAll
Sus scrofaWild BoarME, GR

KEY:
HABITAT: AG = agricultural, ALL = all habitats, CH = chaparral, DI = disturbed, GR = grassland, ME = mixed evergreen forest, RI = riparian or streamside, RO = rocky outcroppings, RW = redwood forest, WET = puddles, pools, wet areas