Mammals of New Mexico List (this list is a work in progress)
Didelphimorphia - American opossums
Common Name Scientific Name Photo

Habitat

Feeding Behavior Map Museum Holdings
Virginia opossum
Didelphis virginiana

Photo by Phil Myers (via Animal Diversity Web)
statewide, prefer proximity to water
omnivore map Arctos database
Cingulata - armadillos
Common Name Scientific Name Photo

Habitat

Feeding Behavior Map Museum Holdings
nine-banded armadillo
Dasypus novemcinctus

Photo by Charlie Bittner (via Animal Diversity Web)
forests, grasslands, shrublands
omnivore map Arctos database
Primates - primates
Common Name Scientific Name Photo

Habitat

Feeding Behavior Map Museum Holdings
modern man
Homo sapiens
  statewide omnivore map Arctos database
Rodentia - rodents
Common Name Scientific Name Photo

Habitat

Feeding Behavior Map Museum Holdings
Harris's antelope squirrel
Ammospermophilus harrisii

Photo by Phil Myers (via Animal Diversity Web)
desert plains, foothills
herbivore map Arctos database
Texas antelope squirrel
Ammospermophilus interpres
 
deserts, canyons, low hills
herbivore map Arctos database
white-tailed antelope squirrel
Ammospermophilus leucurus
 
deserts, foothills
herbivore map Arctos database
Gunnison's prairie dog
Cynomys gunnisoni
 
high mountain valleys and plateaus
folivore map Arctos database
black-tailed prairie dog
Cynomys ludovicianus

Photo by Phil Myers (via Animal Diversity Web)
arid grass plains herbivore map Arctos database
yellow-bellied marmot
Marmota flaviventris

Photo by Cynthia Sims Par (via Animal Diversity Web
alpine zones herbivore map Arctos database
Abert's squirrel
Sciurus aberti

Photo by Phil Myers (via Animal Diversity Web)
coniferous forests herbivore map Arctos database
Arizona gray squirrel
Sciurus arizonensis

Photo by Phil Myers (via Animal Diversity Web)
deep canyons with water
herbivore map Arctos database
eastern fox squirrel
Sciurus niger

Photo by Phil Myers (via Animal Diversity Web)
deciduous and mixed forests
herbivore map Arctos database
golden-mantled ground squirrel
Spermophilus lateralis

Photo by Phil Myers (via Animal Diversity Web)
forests, mountains, chaparral
herbivore map Arctos database
Mexican ground squirrel
Spermophilus mexicanus
 
level grasslands
herbivore map Arctos database
spotted ground squirrel
Spermophilus spilosoma
 
short grass mesas, banks of arroyos
herbivore map Arctos database
thirteen-lined ground squirrel
Spermophilus tridecimlineatus
      map Arctos database
rock squirrel
Spermophilus variegatus

Photo by Phil Myers (via Animal Diversity Web)
rocky landscapes herbivore map Arctos database
gray-footed chipmunk
Tamias canipes
  forests, mountains herbivore map Arctos database
gray-collared chipmunk
Tamias cinereicollis
  forests, mountains herbivore map Arctos database
cliff chipmunk
Tamias dorsalis
  scrub forest herbivore map Arctos database
least chipmunk
Tamias minimus

Photo by Phil Myers (via Animal Diversity Web)
forest, scrub forest
herbivore map Arctos database
Colorado chipmunk
Tamias quadrivittatus

Photo by Phil Myers (via Animal Diversity Web)
forest, scrub forest, mountains
herbivore map Arctos database
red squirrel
Tamiasciurus hudsonicus

Photo by Phil Myers (via Animal Diversity Web)
forest, mountains herbivore map Arctos database
American beaver
Castor canadensis

Photo by Phil Myers (via Animal Diversity Web)

lakes, ponds, rivers, streams
herbivore map Arctos database
Bailey's pocket mouse
Chaetodipus baileyi
 
desert, dunes
herbivore map Arctos database
Chihuahuan pocket mouse
Chaetodipus eremicus
      map Arctos database
hispid pocket mouse
Chaetodipus hispidus
 
savanna, grassland
granivore map Arctos database
rock pocket mouse
Chaetodipus intermedius
  desert, rocky areas granivore map Arctos database
Nelson's pocket mouse
Chaetodipus nelsoni
 
desert, chaparral
granivore map Arctos database
desert pocket mouse
Chaetodipus penicillatus
 
desert, chaparral
granivore map Arctos database
Merriam's kangaroo rat
Dipodomys merriami
  desert granivore map Arctos database
Ord's kangaroo rat
Dipodomys ordii
 
desert, savannah, grassland
granivore map Arctos database
banner-tailed kangaroo rat
Dipodomys spectabilis
 
desert, savannah, grassland
granivore map Arctos database
Apache pocket mouse
Perognathus apache
      map Arctos database
plains pocket mouse
Perognathus flavescens
 
desert, savannah, grassland
granivore map Arctos database
silky pocket mouse
Perognathus flavus
 
desert, savannah, grassland
granivore map Arctos database
Merriam's pocket mouse
Perognathus merriami
      map Arctos database
yellow-faced pocket gopher
Cratogeomys castanops
 
desert, savannah, grassland
herbivore map Arctos database
desert pocket mouse
Geomys arenarius
 
desert scrub forest
herbivore map Arctos database
plains pocket gopher
Geomys bursarius
 
savanna, grassland
herbivore map Arctos database
Knox Jones' pocket gopher
Geomys knoxjonesi
      map Arctos database
Botta's pocket gopher
Thomomys bottae
      map Arctos database
northern pocket gopher
Thomomys talpoides
      map Arctos database
southern pocket gopher
Thomomys umbrinus
      map Arctos database
Lagomorpha - lagomorphs
Common Name Scientific Name Photo

Habitat

Feeding Behavior Map Museum Holdings
American pika
Ochotona princeps

Photo by Phil Myers (via Animal Diversity Web)
mountains, mainly above treeline
herbivore map Arctos database
snowshoe hare
Lepus americanus

Photo by Phil Myers (via Animal Diversity Web)
open fields, swamps, coniferous forests
folivore map Arctos database
white-sided jackrabbit
Lepus callotis
 
savannah, grassland
herbivore map Arctos database
white-tailed jackrabbit
Lepus townsendii
 
savannah, grassland, forests, mountains
herbivore map Arctos database
desert cottontail
Sylvilagus audubonii

Photo by Steve Hinshaw (via Animal Diversity Web)
savannah, grassland, chaparral
folivore map Arctos database
manzano mountain cottontail
Sylvilagus cognatus
      map Arctos database
Eastern cottontail
Sylvilagus floridanus

Photo by Phil Myers (via Animal Diversity Web)

 

edges of woodlands folivore map Arctos database
Holzner's cottontail
Sylvilagus holzneri
      map Arctos database
mountain cottontail
Sylvilagus nuttallii
 
forests, scrub forests, mountains
folivore
map Arctos database
robust cottontail
Sylvilagus robustus
 
pinon, oak, juniper woodlands
folivore map Arctos database
Soricomorpha - shrews, moles, solenodons
Common Name Scientific Name Photo

Habitat

Feeding Behavior Map Museum Holdings
North American least shrew
Cryptotis parva
  grassland, forest insectivore map Arctos database
Crawford's gray shrew
Notiosorex crawfordi
  desert, chaparral carnivore map Arctos database
Arizona shrew
Sorex arizonae
      map Arctos database
cinereus shrew
Sorex cinereus

Photo by Phil Myers (via Animal Diversity Web)
forests, swamps
carnivore map Arctos database
Merriam's shrew
Sorex merriami
 
savannah, grassland
carnivore map Arctos database
dusky shrew
Sorex monticolus
 
tundra, forests, mountains
insectivore map Arctos database
dwarf shrew
Sorex nanus
      map Arctos database
New Mexico shrew
Sorex neomexicanus
      map Arctos database
American water shrew
Sorex palustris
      map Arctos database
Preble's shrew
sorex preblei
      map Arctos database
Chiroptera - bats
Common Name Scientific Name Photo

Habitat

Feeding Behavior Map Museum Holdings
long-eared myotis
Myotis evotis

Photo by Tanya Dewey (via Animal Diversity Web)
forests insectivore map Arctos database
little brown myotis
Myotis lucifugus

Photo by Phil Myers (via Animal Diversity Web)
statewide insectivore map Arctos database
Arizona myotis
Myotis occultus
      map Arctos database
fringed myotis
Myotis thysanodes

Photo by Tanya Dewey (via Animal Diversity Web)
caves, mine tunnels, old buildings
insectivore map Arctos database
cave myotis
Myotis velifer
 
caves, bridges, old buildings
insectivore map Arctos database
long-legged myotis
Myotis volans

Photo by Tanya Dewey (via Animal Diversity Web)
forests insectivore map Arctos database
Yuma myotis
Myotis yumanensis
 
statewide, near water
insectivore map Arctos database
Western myotis
Pipistrellus hesperus
  statewide, near water insectivore map Arctos database
Eastern myotis
Pipistrellus subflavus

 

 

open woods, caves, near water 
insectivore map Arctos database
             
Carnivora - carnivores
Common Name Scientific Name Photo

Habitat

Feeding Behavior Map Museum Holdings
Canadian lynx
Lynx canadensis

Lynx canadensis

Photo by Susan Hoffman (via Animal Diversity Web)

mature forest carnivore map Arctos database
bobcat Lynx rufus

Lynx rufus

Photo by David Behrens (via Animal Diversity Web)

statewide carnivore map Arctos database
jaguar Panthera onca

Panthera onca

Photo by Barbara L. Lundrigan (via Animal Diversity Web)

Barbara L. Lundrigan
Barbara L. Lundrigan
dense or scrub forest carnivore map Arctos database
cougar Puma concolor

Puma concolor

Photo by Don MacCarter (via Animal Diversity Web)

statewide carnivore map Arctos database
Perissodactyla - odd-toed ungulates
Common Name Scientific Name Photo

Habitat

Feeding Behavior Map Museum Holdings
ass
Equus asinus

Photo by Patricia Jones (via Animal Diversity Web)
statewide, deserts herbivore map Arctos database
horse
Equus caballus

Photo by Tanya Dewey (via Animal Diversity Web)
statewide herbivore map Arctos database
Artiodactyla - even-toed ungulates
Common Name Scientific Name Photo

Habitat

Feeding Behavior Map Museum Holdings
wild boar Sus scrofa

Photo by Tanya Dewey (via Animal Diversity Web)

statewide omnivore map Arctos database
javelina Pecari tajacu

Photo by Steve Hinshow (via Animal Diversity Web)

desert omnivore map Arctos database
moose
Alces americanus

Photo by Susan Hoffman (via Animal Diversity Web)
wet forests folivore map Arctos database
elk
Cervus elaphus

Photo by Cynthia Sims Parr (via Animal Diversity Web)
open woodlands folivore map Arctos database
mule deer Odocoileus hemionus

Photo by Phil Myers (via Animal Diversity Web)
statewide folivore map Arctos database
white-tailed deer
Odocoileus virginianus

Photo by Steve Hinshaw (via Animal Diversity Web)
statewide folivore map Arctos database
pronghorn
Antilocapra americana

Photo by Phil Myers (via Animal Diversity Web)
grassland/desert folivore map Arctos database
barbary sheep
Ammotragus lervia

Photo by Phil Myers (via Animal Diversity Web)
desert mountains folivore map Arctos database
American bison
Bison bison

Photo by James Dowling-Healey (via Animal Diversity Web) 
grassland folivore map Arctos database
goat
Capra hircus

Photo by Tanya Dewey (via Animal Diversity Web)
domesticated folivore map Arctos database
Siberian ibex
Capra sibirica
  mountain slopes herbivore map Arctos database
Himalayan tahr
Hemitragus jemlahicus

Photo by Barbara L. Lundrigan (via Animal Diversity Web) 
mountain slopes herbivore map Arctos database
oryx
Oryx gazella

Photo by David Blank (via Animal Diversity Web) 
grasslands herbivore map Arctos database
red sheep
Ovis aries

Photo by James Dowling-Healey (via Animal Diversity Web) 
domesticated folivore map Arctos database
bighorn sheep
Ovis canadensis

Photo by Phil Myers (via Animal Diversity Web)
mountains herbivore map Arctos database

 

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