CHECKLIST OF THE MAMMALS OF ARKANSAS

Animalia Animals
Chordata
Mammalia The Mammals
Marsupalia Marsupials
Didelphidae New World Opossums
Didelphis virainiana Kerr Virginia Opossum
Insectivora Insectivores
Soricidae Shrews
Sorex longirostris Bachman Southeastern Shrew
Blarina carolinensis (Say) Southern Short-tailed Shrew
Cryptotis parva (Say) Least Shrew
Notiosorex crawfordi (Goues) Desert Shrew
Scalopus aquaticus (Linnaeus) Eastern Mole
Chiroptera Bats
Vespertilionidae Vespertilionid Bats
Myotis lucifungus (LeConte) Little Brown Myotis
Myotis austroriparius (Rhoads) Southeastern Myotis
Myotis grisescens A.H. Howell Gray Myotis
Myotis keenji (Merriam) Keen's Myotis
Myotis sodalis Miller and Allen Indiana Myotis
Myotis leibii (Audubon and Bachman) Small-footed Myotis
Lasionycteris noctivagans (LeConte) Silver-haired Bat
Pipistrellus subflavus (F. Cuvier) Eastern Pipistrelle
Eptesicus fuscus (Palisot de Beauvois) Big Brown Bat
Lasiurus borealis (Muller) Red Bat
Lasiurus seminolus (Rhoads) Seminole Bat
Lasiurus cinereus (Palisot de Beauvois) Hoary Bat
Nycticeius humeralis (Rafinesque) Evening Bat
Plecotus townsendii Cooper Townsend's Big-eared Bat
Plecotus rafinesquii Lesson Rafinesque's Big-eared Bat
Molossidae Molossid Bats
Tadarida brasiliensis (I. Geoffroy St. Hillaire) Brazilian Free-tailed Bat
Edentata Edentates
Dasypodidae Armadillos
Dasypus novemcinctus Linnaeus Nine-banded Armadillo
Lagomorpha Lagomorphs
Leporidae Hares and Rabbits
Sylvilagus floridanus (J.A. Allen) Eastern Cottontail
Sylvilagus aquaticus (Bachman) Swamp Rabbit
Lepus californicus (Gray) Black-tailed Jackrabbit
Rodentia
Sciuridae Squirrels
Tamias striatuc (Linnaeus) Eastern Chipmunk
Marmota monax Gmelin Gray Squirrel
Sciurus carolinensis Gmelin Gray Squirrel
Sciurus niger Linnaeus Fox Squirrel
Glaucomys volans (Linnaeus) Southern Flying Squirrel
Geomyidae Pocket Gophers
Geomys brusarius (Shaw) Plains Pocket Gopher
Castoridae Beavers
Castor canadensis Kuhl Beaver
Muridae Rats, Mice, and Voles
Oryzomys palustris (Harlan) March Rice Rat
Reithrodontomys montanus (Baird) Plains Harvest Mouse
Reithrodontomys humulis (Audubon & Bachrnan) Eastern Harvest Mouse
Reithrodontomys megatotis (Baird) Western Harvest Mouse
Reithrodontomys fulvescens J.A. Allen Fulvous Harvest Mouse
Peromyscus maniculatus (Wagner) Deer Mouse
Peromyscus leucopus (Rafinesque) White-footed Mouse
Peromyscus gossypinus (LeConte) Cotton Mouse
Peromyscus attwateri J.A. Allen Texas Mouse
Ochrotomys nuttalli (Harlan) Golden Mouse
Siynodon hispidus (Say and Ord) Hispid Cotton Rat
Neotoma floridana (Ord) Eastern Woodrat
Microtus ochrogaster (Wagner)
Microtus pinetorum (LeConte) Woodland Vole
Ondatra zibethicus (Linnaeus) Muskrat
Synaptomys cooperi (Baird) Southern Bog Lemming
Rattus rattus (Linnaeus) Black Rat
Rattus norvegicus (Berkenhout) Norway Rat
Mus musculus Linnaeus House Mouse
Caipromyidae Capromyids
Myocastor coypus (Molina) Nutria
Carnivora
Canidae Canids
Canis latrans Say Coyote
Canis rufus Audubon and Bachman Red Wolf
Vulpes vulpes (Linnaeus) Red Fox
Urocyon cinereoargenteus (Schreber) Gray Fox
Ursidae Bears
Ursus americanus Pallas Black Bear
Procyonidae Procyonids
Bassariscus astutus (Lichtenstein) Ringtail
Procyon lotor Lichtenstein Raccoon
Mustelidae Mustelids
Mustela frenata Lichtenstein Long-tailed Weasel
Mustela vison (Schreber) Mink
Taxidea taxus (Schreber) Badger
Spilogale putorius (Linnaeus) Eastern Spotted Skunk
Mephitis mephitis (Schreber) Striped Skunk
Lontra canadensis (Schreber) River Otter
Felidae Cats
Felis concolor Linnaeus Mountain Lion
Lynx rufus (Schreber) Bobcat
Artiodactyla Even-toed Ungulates
Cervidae Cervids
Coevus elaphus Linnaeus Wapiti or Elk
Odocoileus virginianus (Zimmermann) White-tailed Deer
Bovidae Bovids
Bison bison (Linnaeus) Bison

* Introduced
** Extinct (occurs only in captivity or under domestication)

Source: Selander, John A. 1975 (remainder unreadable)

This list is to be cited as.:
Sealander, John A. 1978. Checklist of the Mammals of Arkansas.
Ark. Acad. of Science, Ark. Biota Survey Checklist No. 11. 3pp.

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