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Mammals of Yosemite National Park (1952) by Harry C. Parker


CHECKLIST OF THE MAMMALS OF YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK

Note: The arrangement and nomenclature of orders, families, and genera are according to Simpson’s classification of 1945 (Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. (N. Y.), Vol. 85).

Order INSECTIVORA—Moles and Shrews
FamilyGenusSpeciesSubspeciesCommon Name
SORICIDAESorexlyelliMount Lyell Shrew
SorextrowhridgeimariposaeYosemite Shrew
SorexvagransamoenusSierra Wandering Shrew
SorexobscurusobscurusDusky Shrew
SorexpalustrisnavigatorMountain Water Shrew
TALPIDAEScapanuslatimanussericatusYosemite Mole
Order CHIROPTERA—Bats
VESPERTILIONIDAEMyotislucifuguscarissimaYellowstone Little Brown Bat
MyotisyumanensissociabilisTejon Bat
MyotisevotisevotisLittle Long-eared Bat
MyotisthysanodesFringed Bat
MyotisvolanslongicrusLong-legged Bat
MyotiscalifornicuscalifornicusLittle California Bat
MyotissubulatusmelanorhinusBlack-nosed Bat
PipistrellushesperusmerriamiMerriam Canyon Bat
EptesicusfuscusbernardinusSan Bernardino Brown Bat
LasiuruscinereuscinereusHoary Bat
EudermamaculatumSpotted Bat
AntrozouspalliduspacificusPacific Pallid Bat
MOLOSSIDAEEumopsperotiscalifornicusCalifornia Mastiff Bat
TadartdamexicanamexicanaMexican Free-tailed Bat
Order LAGOMORPHA—Rabbits and their allies
OCHOTONIDAEOchotonaprincepsmuiriYosemite Cony or Pika
LEPORIDAELepustownsenditownsendiWhite-tailed Jackrabbit
LepuscalifornicuscalifornicusBlack-tailed Jackrabbit
SylvilagusbachmanimariposaeMariposa Brush Rabbit
Order RODENTIA—Rodents or gnawing mammals
APLODONTIDAEAplodontiarufacalifornicaSierra Mountain Beaver
SCIURIDAESciurusgriseusgriseusCalifornia Gray Squirrel
TamiasciurusdouglasialbolimbatusSierra Chickaree
MarmotaflaviventersierraeSouthern Sierra Marmot
CitellusbeldingibeldingiBelding Ground Squirrel
CitellusbeecheyisierraeSierra Ground Squirrel
CitelluslateralischrysodeirusSierra Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel
EutamiasalpinusAlpine Chipmunk
EutamiasspeciosusfraterTahoe Chipmunk
EutamiastownsendisenexAllen Chipmunk
EutamiasquadrimaculatusLong-eared Chipmunk
EutamiasmerriamimerriamiMerriam Chipmunk
GlaucomyssabrinuslascivusSierra Flying Squirrel
GEOMYIDAEThomomysmonticolamonticolaSierra Pocket Gopher
ThomomysbottaemewaDigger Pine Pocket Gopher
ThomomysbottaeawahneeYosemite Pocket Gopher
HETEROMYIDAEPerognathuscalifornicusdisparAllen Pocket Mouse
CASTORIDAECastorcanadensissubauratusGolden Beaver
CRICETIDAEReithrodoitomysmegalotislongicaudusLong-tailed Harvest Mouse
PeromyscusmaniculatusgambeliGambel White-footed Mouse
PeromyscusboyleiboyleiBoyle White-footed Mouse
PeromyscustrueigilbertiGilbert White-footed Mouse
NeotomafuscipesstreatoriStreator Wood Rat
NeotomacinereaacraiaBushy-tailed Wood Rat
PhenacomysintermediuscelsusSierra Lemming Mouse
MicrotusmontanusyosemiteYosemite Meadow Mouse
MicrotuscalifornicusmariposaeMariposa Meadow Mouse
MicrotuslongicaudussierraeSierra Meadow Mouse
MURIDAERattusrattusalexandrinusRoof or Alexandrine Rat
MusmusculusHouse Mouse
ZAPODIDAEZapuspacificusalleniAllen Jumping Mouse
ERETHIZONTIDAEErethizondorsatumepixanthumYellow-haired Porcupine
Order CARNIVORA—Flesh-eaters
CANIDAECanislatranslestesMountain Coyote
VulpesfutvanecatorSierra Red Fox
UrocyoncinereoargenteustownsendiTownsend Gray Fox
URSIDAEUrsusamericanuscaliforniensisSierra Black Bear
UrsushorribiltshenshawiHenshaw Grizzly Bear
PROCYONIDAEBassariscusastutusraptorCalifornia Ring-tailed Cat
ProcyonlotorpsoraCalifornia Coon
MUSTELIDAEMustelaermineamuricaSierra Least Weasel
MustelafrenatanevadensisMountain Weasel
MustelavisonenergumenosPacific Mink
ManesamericanasierraeSierra Pine Marten
ManespennantiFisher
GuloluscusluteusSouthern Wolverine
TaxideataxusneglectaCalifornia Badger
MephitismephitisoccidentalisN. California Striped Skunk
SpilogalegractlisphenaxCalifornia Spotted Skunk
LutracanadensisbrevipilosusCalifornia River Otter
FELIDAEFelisconcotorcalifornicaCalifornia Mountain Lion
Felis*rufacalifornicaCalifornia Wildcat
Order ARTIODACTYLA—Even-toed, hoofed mammals
CERVIDAEOdocoileushemionushemionusRocky Mountain Mule Deer
OdocoileushemionuscalifornicusCalifornia Mule Deer
OdocoileushemionuscolumhianusColumbian Black-tailed Deer
BOVIDAEOviscanadensissierraeSierra Bighorn

*Given as Lynx rufus californicus in most of the references listed in the bibliography.


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