Kinds of Mammalia

North American Mammals

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Scientific name -- Other names
Antilocapridae -- Pronghorn
Aplodontiidae -- Mountain Beaver
Balaenidae -- Right Whales
Balaenopteridae -- Rorqual whales
Bovidae -- Antelopes; Buffaloes; Bulls; Cows; Goats; Sheep
Canidae -- Dogs; Foxes; Wolves
Castoridae -- Beavers
Cercopithecidae -- Old-world monkeys
Cervidae -- Deer; Elk; Moose; Caribou
Dasypodidae -- Armadillos
Delphinidae -- Dolphins
Didelphidae -- Opossums
Equidae -- Horses
Erethizontidae -- Porcupine
Eschrichtiidae -- Gray Whale
Felidae -- Cats; Lions; Cheetahs
Geomyidae -- Gophers
Heteromyidae -- Kangaroo rats; Pocket mice
Leporidae -- Hares; Rabbits; Jackrabbits; Cottontails
Mephitidae -- Skunks
Molossidae -- Mastiff bats; Free-tailed bats
Monodontidae -- Belugas; Narwhals
Mormoopidae -- Ghost-faced bat
Muridae -- Mice; Rats voles; Wood rats; Lemmings
Mustelidae -- Badgers, Otters, Minks & Weasels
Myocastoridae -- Nutria
Ochotonidae -- Pikas
Odobenidae -- Walrus
Otariidae -- Eared Seals
Phocidae -- Hair Seals
Phocoenidae -- Porpoises
Phyllostomidae -- New world leaf-nosed bats
Physeteridae -- Sperm Whales
Procyonidae -- Coatis; Raccoons; Ringtails
Sciuridae -- Squirrels; Chipmunks; Prairie-dogs
Soricidae -- Shrews
Suidae -- Pigs
Talpidae -- Moles
Tayassuidae -- Peccaries
Trichechidae -- Manatees
Ursidae -- Bears
Vespertilionidae -- Evening bats; Vesper bats
Zapodidae -- Jumping Mice
Ziphiidae -- Beaked Whales

Updated: 2014-04-11 21:38:21

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