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Mountain beaver | Hutias and coypus | Beavers | Jumping mice and jerboas | New world porcupines | Pocket gophers | Pocket mice and kangaroo rats | Rats, mice, and voles | Squirrels

Moutain Beaver (family Aplodontidae)

Mountain Beaver Aplodontia rufa

Hutias and Coypus (family Capromyidae)

Coypu Myocastor coypus

Beavers (family Castoridae)

American Beaver Castor canadensis

Jumping Mice and Jerboas (family Dipodidae)

Woodland Jumping Mouse Napaeozapus insignis
Meadow Jumping Mouse Zapus hudonius
Western Jumping Mouse Zapus princeps
Pacific Jumping Mouse Zapus trinotatus

New World Porcupines (family Erethizontidae)

American Porcupine Erethizon dorsatum

Pocket Gophers (family Geomyidae)

Plains Pocket Gopher Geomys bursarius
Northern Pocket Gopher Thomomys talpoides

Pocket Mice and Kangaroo Rats (family Heteromyidae)

Ord's Kangaroo Rat Dipodomys ordii
Olive-Backed Pocket Mouse Perognathus fasciatus
Great Basin Pocket Mouse Perognathus parvus

Rats, Mice, and Voles (family Muridae)

Richardson's Water Vole Arvicola richardsoni
Gapper's Red-Backed Vole Clethrionomys gapperi
Western Red-Backed Vole Clethrionomys occidentalis
Northern Red-Backed Vole Clethrionomys rutilus

Ungava Lemming Dicrostonyx hudsonius
Collared Lemming Dicrostonyx torquatus
Sagebrush Vole Lagurus curtatus
Brown Lemming Lemmus sibiricus
Bushy-Tailed Wood Rat Neotoma cinerea
Muskrat Ondatra zibethicus
Northern Grasshopper Mouse Onychomys leucogaster
White-Footed Mouse Peromyscus leucopus
Deer Mouse Peromyscus maniculatus
Cascade Deer Mouse Peromyscus oreas
Sitka Mouse Peromyscus sitkensis

Heather Vole Phenacomys intermedius
Western Harvest Mouse Reithrodontomys megalotis

Northern Bog Lemming Synaptomys borealis
Southern Bog Lemming Synaptomys cooperi

Rock Vole Microtus chrotorrhinus
Long-Tailed Vole Microtus longicaudus
Singing Vole Microtus miurus
Montane Vole Microtus montanus
Prairie Vole Microtus ochrogaster
Tundra Vole Microtus oeconomus
Creeping Vole Microtus oregoni
Meadow Vole Microtus pennsylvanicus
Woodland Vole Microtus pinetorum

Townsend's Vole Microtus townsendii

Chestnut-Cheeked Vole Microtus xanthognathus

House Mouse Mus musculus
Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus
Roof Rat Rattus rattus

Squirrels (family Sciuridae)

Black-Tailed Prairie Dog Cynomys ludovicianus
Yellow Pine Chipmunk Eutamias amoenus
Least Chipmunk Eutamias minimus
Red-Tailed Chipmunk Eutamias ruficaudus
Townsend's Chipmunk Eutamias townsendii

Northern Flying Squirrel Glaucomys sabrinus
Southern Flying Squirrel Glaucomys volans

Hoary Marmot Marmota caligata
Yellow-Bellied Marmot Marmota flaviventris

Woodchuck Marmota monax
Vancouver Island Marmot Marmota vancouverensis

Grey or Black Squirrel Sciurus carolinensis
Fox Squirrel Sciurus niger
Columbian Ground Squirrel Spermophilus columbianus
Franklin's Ground Squirrel Spermophilus franklinii
Golden-Mantled Ground Squirrel Spermophilus lateralis
Arctic Ground Squirrel Spermophilus parryii
Richardson's Ground Squirrel Spermophilus richardsonii
Thirteen-Lined Ground Squirrel Spermophilus tridecemlineatus

American Red Squirrel Tamiasciurus hudsonicus
Eastern Chipmunk Tamias striatus


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