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NAUGATUCK RIVER WATERSHED ASSOCIATION


Mammals-Terrestrial

The following terrestrial mammals may be observed in the Naugatuck River Watershed. Some reside year long, some pass through occasionally and some are seasonal.  The DEEP Wildlife Division biologists Peter Picone, Laura Saucier, Katherine Herz, Laura Rogers-Castro provided the list and Paul J. Fusco DEEP –Wildlife, provided the photos.

Mammals-Terrestrial

Big Brown Bat                                    Little Brown Bat                                 Hoary Bat
Myotis lucifugus                                  Eptesicus fuscus                                   Lasiurus cinereus      
Red Bat                                               Silver haired Bat                                 Eastern Pipistrelle (Tri-colored Bat)
Lasiurus borealis                                 Lasionycteris noctivagans                   (Perimyotis subflavus  )

Black Bear
Ursus americanus
Beaver
Castor canadensis
Bobcat
Felis rufus
Eastern Chipmunk
Tamias striatus
Eastern Cottontail                               New England Cottontail
Sylvilagus transitionalis                       Sylvilagus floridanus

Coyote
Canis latrans
White-tailed Deer
Odocoileus virginianus
Fisher
Martes pennanti
Gray Fox                                             Red Fox
Urocyon cinereoargentus                    Vulpes vulpes

Snowshoe Hare
Lepus americanus
Southern Bog Lemming
Synaptomys cooperi
Mink
Mustela vison
Eastern Mole                                       Star-nosed Mole                                  Hairy-tailed Mole
Scalopus aquaticus                              Condylura cristata                              Parascalops breweri
Moose
Alces alces
Moose map
(http://www.ct.gov/dep/lib/dep/wildlife/pdf_files/game/deersum10.pdf#page=21)

 

House Mouse                                      Meadow Jumping Mouse                    Woodland Jumping Mouse
Mus musculus                                      Zapus hudsonicus                                Napaeozapus insignis
Deer Mouse                                         White-footed Mouse
Peromyscus maniculatus                     Peromyscus leucopus

Muskrat
Ondatra zibethicus
Opossum
Didelphis virginiana
River Otter
Lutra canadensis
Porcupine
Erethizon dorsatum
Raccoon
Procyon lotor
Norway Rat
Rattus norvegicus

Masked Shrew                                                Water Shrew                                       Smoky Shrew
Sorex palustris                                     Sorex cinereus                                     Sorex fumeus
Short-tailed Shrew                              Least Shrew
Blarina brevicauda                             Cryptotis parva

Striped Skunk
Mephitis mephitis

Gray Squirrel                                       Red Squirrel                                        Southern Flying Squirrel
Sciurus carolinensis                            Tamiasciurus hudsonicus                    Glaucomys volans
           
Boreal Red-backed Vole                    Meadow Vole                                     Woodland Vole
Clethrionomys gapperi                        Microtus pennsylvanicus                     Microtus pinetorum

Short-tailed Weasel                             Long-tailed Weasel
Mustela erminea                                  Mustela frenata
Woodchuck
Marmota monax

Bear
Bobcat
Coyote
Moose