This is the start of the ID page for mammals of east Texas.  We will be adding photos and more information soon.  In the meantime, here is a checklist of the more common mammals of east Texas.

PICTURE

COMMON NAME

SCIENTIFIC NAME

INFORMATION  
 

 Virginia Opossum

Didelphis virginiana

   
 

 Short-tailed Shrew

Blarina carolinensis

   
 

 Least Shrew

Cytptotis parva

   
 

 Eastern Mole

Scalopus auqaticus

   
 

Southeastern Myotix Bat

Myotis austroriparius 

   
 

Evening Bat

Nyeticeius humeralis 

   
 

Armadillo

Dasypus novemcinctus 

   
 

Eastern Cottontail

Sylvilagus floridanus

   
 

Swamp Rabbit

Sylvilagus auqaticus 

   
 

Gray Squirrel

Sciurus carolinensis

   
 

Fox Squirrel

Sciurus niger 

   
 

Baird's Pocket Gohper

Geomys breviceps

   
 

Beaver

Castor canadensis

   
 

 Nutria

Myocaster coypus

   
 

Coyote

Canis latrans

   
 

 Gray Fox

Urocyon cinereoargenteus

   
 

Red Fox

Vulpes vulpes

   
 

Raccoon

Procyon lotor

   
 

River Otter

Lutra canadensis

   
 

Striped Skunk

Mephitis mephitis

   
 

 Eastern Spotted Skunk

Spilogale putorius

   
 

Bobcat

Felis rufus

   
 

Feral Hog

Sus scrofa

   
 

White-tailed Deer

Odocoileus virginianus