RODENTIA — Rodents

Castoridae
Beaver Castor canadensis Kuhl, 1820

Cricetidae
Prairie Vole Microtus ochrogaster (Wagner, 1842)
Meadow Vole Microtus pennsylvanicus (Ord, 1815)
Woodland Vole Microtus pinetorum (Le Conte, 1830)
Eastern Woodrat Neotoma floridana (Ord, 1818)
Southern Plains Woodrat Neotoma micropus Baird, 1855
Muskrat Ondatra zibethicus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Northern Grasshopper Mouse Onychomys leucogaster (Wied-Neuwied, 1841)
Texas Mouse Peromyscus attwateri J. A. Allen, 1895 — SINC
White-footed Mouse Peromyscus leucopus (Rafinesque, 1818)
Deer Mouse Peromyscus maniculatus (Wagner, 1845)
Fulvous Harvest Mouse Reithrodontomys fulvescens J. A. Allen, 1894
Western Harvest Mouse Reithrodontomys megalotis (Baird, 1857)
Plains Harvest Mouse Reithrodontomys montanus (Baird, 1855)
Hispid Cotton Rat Sigmodon hispidus Say and Ord, 1825
Southern Bog Lemming Synaptomys cooperi Baird, 1857 — SINC

Dipodidae
Meadow Jumping Mouse Zapus hudsonius (Zimmermann, 1780)

Erethizontidae
North American Porcupine Erethizon dorsatum (Linnaeus, 1758)

Geomyidae
Yellow-faced Pocket Gopher Cratogeomys castanops (Baird, 1852)
Plains Pocket Gopher Geomys bursarius (Shaw, 1800)
Geomys lutescens Geomys lutescens Merriam, 1890

Heteromyidae
Hispid Pocket Mouse Chaetodipus hispidus (Baird, 1858)
Ord's Kangaroo Rat Dipodomys ordii Woodhouse, 1853
Plains Pocket Mouse Perognathus flavescens Merriam, 1889
Silky Pocket Mouse Perognathus flavus Baird, 1855

Muridae
House Mouse Mus musculus Linnaeus, 1758
Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus (Berkenhout, 1769)
Black Rat Rattus rattus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Sciuridae
Black-tailed Prairie Dog Cynomys ludovicianus (Ord, 1815)
Southern Flying Squirrel Glaucomys volans (Linnaeus, 1758) — SINC
Thirteen-lined Ground Squirrel Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (Mitchill, 1821)
Woodchuck Marmota monax (Linnaeus, 1758)
Franklin's Ground Squirrel Poliocitellus franklinii (Sabine, 1822) — SINC
Gray Squirrel Sciurus carolinensis Gmelin, 1788
Fox Squirrel Sciurus niger Linnaeus, 1758
Eastern Chipmunk Tamias striatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Spotted Ground Squirrel Xerospermophilus spilosoma Bennett, 1833


OTHER SPECIES

Chinchillidae
Long-tailed Chinchilla Chinchilla lanigera Bennett, 1829 — Ambiguous

Cricetidae
Coypu Myocastor coypus (Molina, 1782) — Questionable
Marsh Rice Rat Oryzomys palustris (Harlan, 1837) — Questionable
Peromyscus truei Peromyscus truei (Shufeldt, 1885) — Questionable

Sciuridae
Red Squirrel Tamiasciurus hudsonicus (Erxleben, 1777) — Questionable

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