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Mammal Lists and Keys


    North America                 New Mexico
    Arizona                                Statewide Information
    California                             Regional Information
    Colorado                         Oklahoma
    Kansas                            Texas
    Nevada                            Utah

North America

Checklist of Mammals North of Mexico: Pdf of Baker et al. 2003.   Revised checklist of North American mammals north of Mexico, 2003.  Occasional Papers, Museum of Texas Tech University, 229:1-24.  This is
the most up to date list of mammals in North America.

Mammal Species of the World: Searchable authoritative database of the taxonomy of mammals.  Includes general information on distribution
and status.  Includes standardized common names.

North American Mammals: A searchable field guide to the mammals of
North America.

Mammalian Species: Mammalian Species is a peer-reviewed publication
series of the American Society of Mammalogists.  Each volume is an
account that summarizes available information on a particular species. 
This site includes an index to the accounts and downloadable pdf files of
the first 631 accounts.


Mammals of the Pinaleño Mountains

Key to the small terrestrial mammals of the Grand Canyon
riparian zone


Checklist of California Mammals


Annotated Checklist of the Mammals of Colorado: Pdf of Saldana-
DeLeon and Jones 1998


Mammals of Kansas: Comprehensive field guide to Kansas mammals


Annotated Checklist of the Mammals of Nevada:  PDF of Mantooth and
Riddle 2005

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New Mexico

     Statewide Information

Checklist of New Mexico Mammals.  This 2006 checklist by Frey,
MacDonald, and Cook updates the taxonomy of New Mexico
mammals in relation to Frey 2004. 

Taxonomy and Distribution of the Mammals of New Mexico: 
An Annotated Checklist

PDF of Frey 2004.  Taxonomy and distribution of the mammals of
New Mexico: an annotated checklist.  Occasional Papers, Museum of
Texas Tech University 240:1-32.

Key to the Rodents of New Mexico.  This is a comprehensive technical key to the rodents of New Mexico by J. Frey.

Frey Biological Research:  Provides detailed data on several species of conservation concern in New Mexico.

ASM Checklist of New Mexico Mammals: Produced by the American
Society of Mammalogists, this checklist includes special status,
information on habitats, and references for Mammalian Species accounts
and slides on the ASM Mammal Slide Library.  This list is currently not up
to date.  However, it remains useful for quick searches for Mammalian
Species Account numbers and ASM slides.

Biota Information System of New Mexico (BISON-M): Species
accounts for vertebrates and many groups of invertebrate. Includes
taxonomy, distribution, habitats, natural history, etc.  Use extreme
caution when using information from this site.  Many references are
unpublished and some statements my pertain to specific subspecies or
situations other than indicated.  While this is a good reference for quick
information, always verify information based on original citations.

Mammalian Type Localities in New Mexico: Pdf of Frey 1996.  Mammalian type localities in New Mexico.  Occasional Papers, The Museum
of Southwestern Biology, 7:1-21.  This is a list of all location in New
Mexico where mammal taxa were described.  Click this link for additions to
this list.

     Regional Information

Mammals of Fort Bliss Military Base: Pdf of Clary et al.  1999.  Checklist
of mammals from twelve habitat types at Fort Bliss Military Base; 1997-
1998.  Occasional Papers, Museum of Texas Tech University 192:1-16.

Field Key to the Terrestrial Small Mammals of the Mesilla Valley
Bosque, Doña Ana Co.

Field Key to the Terrestrial Small Mammals of the Fra
Cristobal Mountains, Sierra Co.

Field Key to Peromyscus maniculatus and P. leucopus in
south-central New Mexico

Field Key to the deer mice (genus Peromyscus) of
White Sands Missile Range

Field identification of terrestrial small mammals from the Tularosa Valley, New Mexico

Field key to the small terrestrial mammals (Orders Insectivora and Rodentia) of the Santa Fe watershed


Mammals of Oklahoma: Field guide to the mammals of Oklahoma

Annotated Checklist of the Mammals of Oklahoma: Pdf of Choate
and Jones 1998


The Mammals of Texas.  Searchable online version of Davis and
Schmidly's 1994 book

Annotated Checklist to the Mammals of Texas: Pdf version of Manning
and Jones 1998

Annotated Checklist to the Marine Mammals of Texas: Pdf version of
Brant and Jones 2005


Mammals of Utah
Utah Division of Wildlife; includes GAP predicted habitat maps; otherwise,
little technical data

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Dr. Jennifer K. FreyEmail:jfrey@nmsu.edu