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    Placitas Site Small Mammal List

    Latin Name

    Common Name

    Family Sciuridae

    Ammospermophilus interpres

    Texas Antelope Squirrel

    Eutamias quadrivittatus

    Colorado Chipmunk

    Spermophilus variegatus

    Rock Squirrel

    Family Heteromyidae

    Perognathus flavus

    Silky Pocket Mouse

    Dipodomys ordii

    Ord's Kangaroo Rat

    Family Muridae

    Neotoma albigula

    White-throated Woodrat

    Neotoma micropus

    Southern Plains Woodrat

    Neotoma mexicana

    Mexican Woodrat

    Peromyscus boylii

    Brush Mouse

    Peromyscus leucopus

    White-footed Mouse

    Peromyscus maniculatus

    Deer Mouse

    Peromyscus nasutus

    Rock Mouse

    Peromyscus truei

    Pinyon Mouse

    Reithrodontomys megalotis

    Western Harvest Mouse

    Reithrodontomys montanus

    Plains Harvest Mouse

    Family Leporidae

    Sylvilagus floridanus

    Eastern Cottontail