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Author Naughton, Donna
Title The Natural History of Canadian Mammals
Imprint Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2012
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Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 online resource (825 pages)
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Note Cover -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- Identification plates -- Order Didelphimorphia: New World opossums -- Opossums: FAMILY DIDELPHIDAE -- North American Opossum (Didelphis virginiana) -- Order Primates: humans -- Order Rodentia: rodents -- Mountain Beavers: FAMILY APLODONTIIDAE -- Mountain Beaver (Aplodontia rufa) -- Squirrels and marmots: FAMILY SCIURIDAE -- Black-tailed Prairie Dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) -- Northern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus) -- Southern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys volans) -- Hoary Marmot (Marmota caligata) -- Yellow-bellied Marmot (Marmota flaviventris) -- Woodchuck (Marmota monax) -- Vancouver Island Marmot (Marmota vancouverensis) -- Eastern Grey Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) -- Eastern Fox Squirrel (Sciurus niger) -- Columbian Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus columbianus) -- Franklin's Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus franklinii) -- Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus lateralis) -- Arctic Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus parryii) -- Richardson's Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus richardsonii) -- Cascade Mantled Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus saturatus) -- Thirteen-lined Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus tridecemlineatus) -- Yellow-pine Chipmunk (Tamias amoenus) -- Least Chipmunk (Tamias minimus) -- Red-tailed Chipmunk (Tamias ruficaudus) -- Eastern Chipmunk (Tamias striatus) -- Townsend's Chipmunk (Tamias townsendii) -- Douglas' Squirrel (Tamiasciurus douglasii) -- Red Squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus) -- Beavers: FAMILY CASTORIDAE -- North American Beaver (Castor canadensis) -- Kangaroo rats and pocket mice: FAMILY HETEROMYIDAE -- Ord's Kangaroo Rat (Dipodomys ordii) -- Olive-backed Pocket Mouse (Perognathus fasciatus) -- Great Basin Pocket Mouse (Perognathus parvus) -- Pocket gophers: FAMILY GEOMYIDAE -- Plains Pocket Gopher (Geomys bursarius) -- Northern Pocket Gopher (Thomomys talpoides)
Jumping mice: FAMILY DIPODIDAE -- Woodland Jumping Mouse (Napaeozapus insignis) -- Meadow Jumping Mouse (Zapus hudsonius) -- Western Jumping Mouse (Zapus princeps) -- Pacific Jumping Mouse (Zapus trinotatus) -- Rats, mice, voles, and lemmings: FAMILY CRICETIDAE -- Voles, lemmings, and muskrat: SUBFAMILY ARVICOLINAE -- Northern Collared Lemming (Dicrostonyx groenlandicus) -- Ungava Collared Lemming (Dicrostonyx hudsonius) -- Ogilvie Mountains Collared Lemming (Dicrostonyx nunatakensis) -- Richardson's Collared Lemming (Dicrostonyx richardsoni) -- Sagebrush Vole (Lemmiscus curtatus) -- Nearctic Brown Lemming (Lemmus trimucronatus) -- Rock Vole (Microtus chrotorrhinus) -- Long-tailed Vole (Microtus longicaudus) -- Singing Vole (Microtus miurus) -- Montane Vole (Microtus montanus) -- Prairie Vole (Microtus ochrogaster) -- Tundra Vole (Microtus oeconomus) -- Creeping Vole (Microtus oregoni) -- Meadow Vole (Microtus pennsylvanicus) -- Woodland Vole (Microtus pinetorum) -- North American Water Vole (Microtus richardsoni) -- Townsend's Vole (Microtus townsendii) -- Taiga Vole (Microtus xanthognathus) -- Southern Red-backed Vole (Myodes gapperi) -- Bank Vole (Myodes glareolus) -- Northern Red-backed Vole (Myodes rutilus) -- Common Muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus) -- Heather Vole (Phenacomys intermedius) -- Northern Bog Lemming (Synaptomys borealis) -- Southern Bog Lemming (Synaptomys cooperi) -- New World rats and mice: SUBFAMILY NEOTOMINAE -- Bushy-tailed Woodrat (Neotoma cinerea) -- Northern Grasshopper Mouse (Onychomys leucogaster) -- Keen's Mouse (Peromyscus keeni) -- White-footed Mouse (Peromyscus leucopus) -- Deer Mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) -- Western Harvest Mouse (Reithrodontomys megalotis) -- Old World rats and mice: FAMILY MURIDAE -- House Mouse (Mus musculus) -- Norway Rat (Rattus norvegicus) -- Roof Rat (Rattus rattus)
New World porcupines: FAMILY ERETHIZONTIDAE -- North American Porcupine (Erethizon dorsatum) -- Nutria: FAMILY MYOCASTORIDAE -- Nutria (Myocastor coypus) -- Order Lagomorpha: pikas, hares, and rabbits -- Pikas: FAMILY OCHOTONIDAE -- Collared Pika (Ochotona collaris) -- American Pika (Ochotona princeps) -- hares and rabbits: FAMILY LEPORIDAE -- Snowshoe Hare (Lepus americanus) -- Arctic Hare (Lepus arcticus) -- European Hare (Lepus europaeus) -- White-tailed Jackrabbit (Lepus townsendii) -- European Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) -- Eastern Cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus) -- Mountain Cottontail (Sylvilagus nuttallii) -- Order Soricomorpha: shrews and moles -- Shrews: FAMILY SORICIDAE -- Northern Short-tailed Shrew (Blarina brevicauda) -- Least Shrew (Cryptotis parvus) -- Arctic Shrew (Sorex arcticus) -- Pacific Water Shrew (Sorex bendirii) -- Cinereous Shrew (Sorex cinereus) -- Long-tailed Shrew (Sorex dispar) -- Smoky Shrew (Sorex fumeus) -- Prairie Shrew (Sorex haydeni) -- North American Pygmy Shrew (Sorex hoyi) -- Maritime Shrew (Sorex maritimensis) -- Merriam's Shrew (Sorex merriami) -- Dusky Shrew (Sorex monticolus) -- North American Water Shrew (Sorex palustris) -- Preble's Shrew (Sorex preblei) -- Olympic Shrew (Sorex rohweri) -- Trowbridge's Shrew (Sorex trowbridgii) -- Tundra Shrew (Sorex tundrensis) -- Barren Ground Shrew (Sorex ugyunak) -- Vagrant Shrew (Sorex vagrans) -- Moles: FAMILY TALPIDAE -- Star-nosed Mole (Condylura cristata) -- Shrew-mole (Neurotrichus gibbsii) -- Hairy-tailed Mole (Parascalops breweri) -- Eastern Mole (Scalopus aquaticus) -- Coast Mole (Scapanus orarius) -- Townsend's Mole (Scapanus townsendii) -- Order Chiroptera: bats -- Free-tailed bats: FAMILY MOLOSSIDAE -- Big Free-tailed Bat (Nyctinomops macrotis) -- Plain-nosed bats: FAMILY VESPERTILIONIDAE -- Pallid Bat (Antrozous pallidus)
Townsend's Big-eared Bat (Corynorhinus townsendii) -- Big Brown Bat (Eptesicus fuscus) -- Spotted Bat (Euderma maculatum) -- Silver-haired Bat (Lasionycteris noctivagans) -- Eastern Red Bat (Lasiurus borealis) -- Hoary Bat (Lasiurus cinereus) -- California Myotis (Myotis californicus) -- Western Small-footed Myotis (Myotis ciliolabrum) -- Long-eared Myotis (Myotis evotis) -- Keen's Myotis (Myotis keenii) -- Eastern Small-footed Myotis (Myotis leibii) -- Little Brown Myotis (Myotis lucifugus) -- Northern Myotis (Myotis septentrionalis) -- Fringed Myotis (Myotis thysanodes) -- Long-legged Myotis (Myotis volans) -- Yuma Myotis (Myotis yumanensis) -- Evening Bat (Nycticeius humeralis) -- Eastern Pipistrelle (Pipistrellus subflavus) -- Order Carnivora: carnivores -- Cats: FAMILY FELIDAE -- Canada Lynx (Lynx canadensis) -- Bobcat (Lynx rufus) -- Cougar (Puma concolor) -- Dogs: FAMILY CANIDAE -- Coyote (Canis latrans) -- Grey Wolf (Canis lupus) -- Grey Fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) -- Arctic Fox (Vulpes lagopus) -- Swift Fox (Vulpes velox) -- Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) -- Bears: FAMILY URSIDAE -- North American Black Bear (Ursus americanus) -- Brown Bear (Ursus arctos) -- Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) -- Fur seals and sea lions: FAMILY OTARIIDAE -- Northern Fur Seal (Callorhinus ursinus) -- Steller Sea Lion (Eumetopias jubatus) -- California Sea Lion (Zalophus californianus) -- Walruses: FAMILY ODOBENIDAE -- Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) -- True seals: FAMILY PHOCIDAE -- Hooded Seal (Cystophora cristata) -- Bearded Seal (Erignathus barbatus) -- Grey Seal (Halichoerus grypus) -- Northern Elephant Seal (Mirounga angustirostris) -- Harp Seal (Pagophilus groenlandicus) -- Spotted Seal (Phoca largha) -- Harbour Seal (Phoca vitulina) -- Ringed Seal (Pusa hispida) -- Weasels: FAMILY MUSTELIDAE -- Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris) -- Wolverine (Gulo gulo)
Northern River Otter (Lontra canadensis) -- American Marten (Martes americana) -- Fisher (Martes pennanti) -- Ermine (Mustela erminea) -- Long-tailed Weasel (Mustela frenata) -- Black-footed Ferret (Mustela nigripes) -- Least Weasel (Mustela nivalis) -- Sea Mink (Neovison macrodon) -- American Mink (Neovison vison) -- American Badger (Taxidea taxus) -- Skunks: FAMILY MEPHITIDAE -- Striped Skunk (Mephitis mephitis) -- Western Spotted Skunk (Spilogale gracilis) -- Raccoons: FAMILY PROCYONIDAE -- Northern Raccoon (Procyon lotor) -- Order Perissodactyla: horses -- Horses: FAMILY EQUIDAE -- Domestic Horse (Equus caballus) -- Order Artiodactyla: deer, bison, sheep, and other even-toed ungulates -- Deer: FAMILY CERVIDAE -- Moose (Alces americanus) -- Wapiti (Cervus elaphus) -- Fallow Deer (Dama dama) -- Mule Deer (Odocoileus hemionus) -- White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) -- Caribou (Rangifer tarandus) -- Pronghorn: FAMILY ANTILOCAPRIDAE -- Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) -- Bison, goats, muskoxen, and sheep: FAMILY BOVIDAE -- American Bison (Bison bison) -- Mountain Goat (Oreamnos americanus) -- Muskox (Ovibos moschatus) -- Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis) -- Thinhorn Sheep (Ovis dalli) -- Order Cetacea: whales, dolphins, and porpoises -- Suborder Mysticiti: baleen whales -- Right and bowhead whales: FAMILY BALAENIDAE -- Bowhead Whale (Balaena mysticetus) -- North Atlantic Right Whale (Eubalaena glacialis) -- North Pacific Right Whale (Eubalaena japonica) -- Rorquals: FAMILY BALAENOPTERIDAE -- Minke Whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) -- Sei Whale (Balaenoptera borealis) -- Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus) -- Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus) -- Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) -- Grey whales: FAMILY ESCHRICHTIIDAE -- Grey Whale (Eschrichtius robustus) -- Suborder Odontoceti: toothed whales -- Ocean dolphins: FAMILY DELPHINIDAE
Long-beaked Common Dolphin (Delphinus capensis)
Comprehensive and immensely valuable, The Natural History of Canadian Mammals will become a treasured companion for scientific researchers, animal lovers, and all those wishing to gain a greater appreciation of Canada's natural wonders
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Naughton, Donna The Natural History of Canadian Mammals Toronto : University of Toronto Press,c2012 9781442644830
Subject Mammifaeres - Canada
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