Mammals

MAMMALS CHECKLIST

MAMMALS by Biologists James R. Zook and Otto Helversen Ph. D.

English Name Nombre Cientifico Nombre en Español
DIDELPHIDAE
Wooly Opossum Caluromys derbianus Zorro de Balsa
Common Opossum Didelphis marsupialis Zorro Pelón
Gray Four-eyed Opossum Philander opossum Zorro de Cuatro Ojos
Water Opossum Chironectes minimus Zorro de Agua
Mexican Mouse Opossum Marmosa mexicana Kiski Sirpi
MYRMECOPHAGIDAE
Northern Anteater Tamandua mexicana Oso Hormiguero
Silky Anteater Cyclopes didactylus Serafin de Platanar
BRADYPODIDAE
Three-toed Sloth Bradypus variegatus Perezoso
Two-toed Sloth Choloepus hoffmanni Perico Ligero
DASYPODIDAE
Nine-banded Armadillo Dasypus novemcinctus Cuzuco
EMBALLONURIDAE
Northern Ghost Bat Diclidurus albus (Insect Eating)
Long-nosed Bat Rhynchonycteris naso (Insect Eating)
White-lined Sac-winged Bat Saccopteryx bilineata (Insect Eating)
NOCTILIONIDAE
Greater Bulldog Bat Noctilio leporinus (Fish and Insect Eating)
MORMOOPIDAE
Mustached Bat Pteronotus parnellii (Insect Eating)
PHYLLOSTOMIDAE
Jamaican Fruit-eating Bat Artibeus jamaicensis (Fruit Eating)
Allen’s Short-tailed Bat Carollia castanea (Fruit Eating)
Seba’s Short-tailed Bat Carollia perspicillata (Fruit Eating)
Pygmy Fruit-eating Bat Dermanura phaeotis (Fruit Eating)
Common Vampire Bat Desmodus rotundus (Blood Eating)
Pallas’ Long-tongued Bat Glossophaga soricina (Nectar Eating)
Little Large-eared Bat Micronycteris minuta (Insect Eating)
Schmidt’s Large-eared Bat Micronycteris schmidtorum (Insect Eating)
Large-eared Forest Bat Micronycteris sylvestris (Insect Eating)
Pale Spear-nosed Bat Phyllostomus discolor (Fruit Nectar Insects)
Big Spear-nosed Bat Phyllostomus hastatus (Fruit Nectar Insects)
Yellow-shouldered Bat Sturnira lilium (Fruit Eating)
Round-eared Bat Tonatia silvicola (Insects Fruit)
Fringe-lipped Bat Trachops cirrhosus (Frog Eating)
Tent-making Bat Uroderma bilobatum (Fruit Eating)
Yellow-eared Bat Vampyressa nymphae (Fruit Eating)
Heller’s Broad-nosed Bat Vampyrops helleri (Fruit Eating)
False Vampire Bat Vampyrum spectrum (Birds Rodents Bats)
VESPERTILIONIDAE
Silver-tipped Myotis Myotis c.f. albescens (Insect Eating)
CEBIDAE
White-faced Capuchin Monkey Cebus capuchinus Mono Cariblanco
Central American Spider Monkey Ateles geoffroyi Mono Araña, Mono Colorado
CANIDAE
Coyote Canis latrans Coyote
PROCYONIDAE
Northern Racoon Procyon lotor Mapachín
Crab-eating Racoon Procyon cancrivorus Mapache
Kinkajou (Honey Bear) Potos flavus Martilla
White Nosed Coati Nasua narica Pizote
Olingo Bassaricyon gabbii Olingo
MUSTELIDAE
Southern River Otter Lutra longicaudis Nutria
Long-tailed Weasel Mustela frenata Comadreja
Grison Galictis vittata Grisón
American Skunk Mephitis macroura Mofeta
Amazonian Skunk Conepatus semistriatus Zorro Hediondo
Tyra Eira barbara Tolomuco
FELIDAE
Puma Puma concolor Puma
Jaguarundi Herpailurus  yaguarondi Leon Breñero
Ocelot Leopardus pardalis Manigordo
Margay Leopardus weidii Caucel
Oncilla Leopardus tigrinus Tigrillo
CETACEA
Hump-backed Whale Megaptera novaeanglia Ballena
Pilot Whale Globicephala macrorhyncha Ballena Piloto
Dolphin Various species Delfín
CERVIDAE
White-tailed Deer Odocoileus virginianus Venado
Red Brocket Deer Mazama americana Cabrito
SCIURIDAE
Red-tailed Squirrel Sciurus granatensis Ardilla
Variegated Squirrel Sciurus variegatoides Chiza
Dwarf Squirrel Microsciurus alfari Chiza Pigmeo
GEOMYIDAE
Giant Pocket-Gopher Orthogeomys sp. Taltuza
MURIDAE
Hispid Cotton Rat Sigmodon hispidus Rata Algodonera
Common Rice Rat Oryzomys capito Rata Arrocera
House Mouse Mus musculus Ratón Común
ERETHIZONTIDAE
Hairy Porccupine Coendou mexicanus Puerco Espín
DASYPROCTIDAE
Paca Agouti paca Tepezcuintle
Agouti Dasyprocta punctata Guatusa
TAYASSUIDAE
Collared Peccary Tayassu tajacu Sahíno
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