California mammals - Habitats

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California mammals - Habitats
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Compilation of flashcards for WFC110L, California mammals, habitats only
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  1. Opossum
    • Didelphis virginiana
    • Cultivated, riparian areas, west of Sierra Nevadas
  2. Desert shrew
    • Notiosorex crawfordi
    • Desert scrub
  3. Fog shrew
    • Sorex sonomae
    • coastal coniferous forests N of SF
  4. Water shrew
    • Sorex palustris
    • near water in the Sierra, Cascade, Coastal ranges
  5. Vagrant shrew
    • Sorex vagrans
    • Grassy meadows and moist areas in Coast and Sierra ranges
  6. American shrew-mole
    • Neurotrichus gibbsii
    • humid areas in coastal redwood forest
  7. Broad-footed mole
    • Scapanus latimanus
    • Most of state, light soils below 2000 ft
  8. Townsend's mole
    • Scapanus townsendii
    • rich, moist soils, meadows, river valleys
  9. Western mastiff bat
    • Eumops perotis
    • Caves, buildings, southern half of state
  10. Brazilian free-tailed bat
    • Tadarida brasiliensis
    • Colonial buildings, caves, mine shafts; southern US to Atlantic coast
  11. California leaf-nosed bats
    • Macrotus californicus
    • arid regions in southern part of state; buildings, mine shafts
  12. Pallid bat
    • Antrozous pallidus
    • Open, lowland areas through most of CA
  13. Townsend's big-eared bat
    • Corynorhinus townsendii
    • Statewide, desert scrub and pinion-juniper
  14. Big brown bat
    • Eptesicus fuscus
    • Widespread and common, attics, abandoned buildings
  15. Spotted bat
    • Euderma maculatum
    • Desert to coniferous forest
  16. Silver-haired bat
    • Lasionycteris noctivagans
    • Forested regions in Northern CA; tree-dweller
  17. Red bat
    • Lasiurus blossevillii
    • Statewide; Canada to Argentina
  18. Hoary bat
    • Lasiurus cinereus
    • Wooded areas from Canada to Argentina
  19. California myotis
    • Myotis californicus
    • lower elevations, woodlands; roosts in buildings, caves, mine shafts
  20. Long-eared myotis
    • Myotis evotis
    • Montane forests throughout state
  21. Little brown bat
    • Myotis lucifugus
    • Throughout state except arid SW regions, abundant in buildings
  22. Yuma myotis
    • Myotis yumanensis
    • throughout state, along canyon bottoms; highly colonial, common in SW deserts
  23. Western pipistrelle
    • Parastrellus hesperus
    • Throughout state, open and arid areas at lower elevations

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