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Mephitis mephitis (Striped Skunk)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The striped skunk, Mephitis mephitis, is an omnivorous mammal of the skunk family Mephitidae. Found over most of the North American continent north of Mexico, it is one of the best-known mammals in Canada and the United States.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
4
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
24
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 9.3
EDGE Score: 2.33

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  7.72 lbs (3.50 kg)
Birth Weight [1]  34 grams
Female Maturity [1]  11 months 5 days
Male Maturity [1]  11 months 5 days
Diet [2]  Omnivore
Gestation [1]  63 days
Litter Size [1]  5
Litters / Year [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  14 years
Nocturnal [2]  Yes
Weaning [1]  60 days

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Map Climate Land
Use
Alberta Mountain forests Canada Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Alberta-British Columbia foothills forests Canada Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Allegheny Highlands forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Appalachian mixed mesophytic forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Appalachian-Blue Ridge forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Arizona Mountains forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Atlantic coastal pine barrens United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests  
Blue Mountains forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
British Columbia mainland coastal forests Canada, United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
California Central Valley grasslands United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
California coastal sage and chaparral Mexico, United States Nearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
California interior chaparral and woodlands United States Nearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
California montane chaparral and woodlands United States Nearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Canadian Aspen forests and parklands Canada Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Cascade Mountains leeward forests Canada, United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Central and Southern Cascades forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Central and Southern mixed grasslands United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Central British Columbia Mountain forests Canada Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Central Canadian Shield forests Canada Nearctic Boreal Forests/Taiga
Central forest-grasslands transition United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Central Pacific coastal forests Canada, United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests  
Central tall grasslands United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Central U.S. hardwood forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Chihuahuan desert Mexico, United States Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Colorado Plateau shrublands United States Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Colorado Rockies forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
East Central Texas forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Eastern Canadian forests Canada Nearctic Boreal Forests/Taiga
Eastern Cascades forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Eastern forest-boreal transition Canada, United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Eastern Great Lakes lowland forests Canada, United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Edwards Plateau savanna United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Everglades United States Neotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Flint Hills tall grasslands United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Florida sand pine scrub United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Fraser Plateau and Basin complex Canada Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Great Basin montane forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Great Basin shrub steppe United States Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Gulf of St. Lawrence lowland forests Canada Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Klamath-Siskiyou forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Mid-Continental Canadian forests Canada Nearctic Boreal Forests/Taiga
Middle Atlantic coastal forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Midwestern Canadian Shield forests Canada Nearctic Boreal Forests/Taiga
Mississippi lowland forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Mojave desert United States Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Montana Valley and Foothill grasslands Canada, United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Muskwa-Slave Lake forests Canada Nearctic Boreal Forests/Taiga
Nebraska Sand Hills mixed grasslands United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
New England-Acadian forests Canada, United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
North Central Rockies forests Canada, United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Northeastern coastal forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Northern California coastal forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Northern Canadian Shield taiga Canada Nearctic Boreal Forests/Taiga
Northern Cordillera forests Canada Nearctic Boreal Forests/Taiga
Northern mixed grasslands Canada, United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Northern short grasslands Canada, United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Northern tall grasslands Canada, United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Northern transitional alpine forests Canada Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Okanagan dry forests Canada, United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Ozark Mountain forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Palouse grasslands United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Piney Woods forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Puget lowland forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Sierra Juarez and San Pedro Martir pine-oak forests Mexico Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Sierra Madre Occidental pine-oak forests Mexico, United States Nearctic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Sierra Madre Oriental pine-oak forests Mexico, United States Nearctic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Sierra Nevada forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Sinaloan dry forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Snake-Columbia shrub steppe United States Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Sonoran desert Mexico, United States Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Sonoran-Sinaloan transition subtropical dry forest Mexico Nearctic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
South Central Rockies forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
South Florida rocklands United States Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southeastern conifer forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Southeastern mixed forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Southern Great Lakes forests Canada, United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Southern Hudson Bay taiga Canada Nearctic Boreal Forests/Taiga
Tamaulipan matorral Mexico Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Tamaulipan mezquital Mexico, United States Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Texas blackland prairies United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Upper Midwest forest-savanna transition United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Wasatch and Uinta montane forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Western Great Lakes forests Canada, United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Western Gulf Coastal grasslands Mexico, United States Nearctic Tropical and Subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands  
Western short grasslands United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Willamette Valley forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Wyoming Basin shrub steppe United States Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Acadia National Park II 35996 Maine, United States
Algonquin Provincial Park IV 1868802 Ontario, Canada
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, CA III 184543 California, United States
Arches National Park II 76539 Utah, United States
Audubon National Wildlife Refuge IV 14642 North Dakota, United States
Badlands National Park II 178535 South Dakota, United States
Beaver Creek Biosphere Reserve 275028 Arizona, United States  
Big Bend Biosphere Reserve National Park II 815561 Texas, United States
Big Cypress National Preserve V 732120 Florida, United States
Big Thicket Biosphere Reserve National Park II 616880 Texas, United States
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area V 36286 Montana, Wyoming, United States
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge VI 19192 Maryland, United States
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge VI 16363 Delaware, United States
Bryce Canyon National Park II 36348 Utah, United States
Buffalo National River National River and Wild and Scenic Riverway V 59947 Arkansas, United States
California Coast Ranges Biosphere Reserve 153447 California, United States  
Canyonlands National Park II 335430 Utah, United States
Capital Reef National Park II 243722 Utah, United States
Carlsbad Caverns National Park II 15448 New Mexico, United States
Carolinian-South Atlantic Biosphere Reserve 310228 North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, United States      
Central Gulf Coastal Plain Biosphere Reserve 40530 United States  
Central Plains Biosphere Reserve 15345 United States  
Champlain-Adirondack Biosphere Reserve 9859505 New York, Vermont, United States  
Craters of the Moon National Monument V 690996 Idaho, United States
Cuyahoga Valley National Park II 24907 Ohio, United States
Dinosaur National Monument III 203307 Colorado, Utah, United States
Dye Creek Preserve Nature Conservancy - Preserve Ia 38152 California, United States  
El Malpais National Monument III 109980 New Mexico, United States
Elk Island National Park II 47171 Alberta, Canada
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary IV 2387149 Florida, United States
Fraser Biosphere Reserve 23050 Colorado, United States  
Fundy National Park II 52716 New Brunswick, Canada
Golden Gate National Recreation Area V 26135 California, United States
Grand Canyon National Park II 1210128 Arizona, United States
Grand Teton National Park II 231724 Wyoming, United States
Grasslands National Park II 128635 Saskatchewan, Canada
Great Basin National Park II 77367 Nevada, United States
Great Smoky Mountains National Park II 515454 North Carolina, Tennessee, United States
Guadalupe Mountains National Park II 46114 Texas, United States
Gulf Island National Seashore II 67487 Florida, Mississippi, United States
Jasper National Park II 2776809 Alberta, Canada
Joshua Tree National Park II 305076 California, United States
Kejimkujik National Park II 94203 Nova Scotia, Canada
Kootenay National Park II 341762 British Columbia, Canada
Kouchibouguac National Park II 59161 New Brunswick, Canada
La Mauricie National Park II 131706 Quebec, Canada
Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge VI 28351 Louisiana, United States
Lake Chelan National Recreation Area II 606367 Washington, United States
Lake Mead National Recreation Area V 670229 Arizona, Nevada, United States
Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area V 103172 Washington, United States
Lake Superior Provincial Park IV 351011 Ontario, Canada
Land Between the Lakes Biosphere Reserve V 166264 Kentucky, Tennessee, United States
Lassen Volcanic National Park II 29388 California, United States
Lava Beds National Monument III 20002 California, United States
Long Point Biosphere Reserve 100325 Ontario, Canada  
Mammoth Cave Area Biosphere Reserve (Natn'l Park) National Park II 51235 Kentucky, United States
Mesa Verde National Park II 40098 Colorado, United States
New River Gorge National River National River and Wild and Scenic Riverway V 55591 West Virginia, United States
Niagara Escarpment Biosphere Reserve 470167 Ontario, Canada  
Oak Ridge National Environmental Research Park 20001 Tennessee, United States
Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge IV 38256 Florida, United States
Olympic Biosphere Reserve II 922805 Washington, United States
Organ Pipe Cactus Biosphere Reserve 327376 Arizona, United States  
Ozark National Scenic Riverways National River and Wild and Scenic Riverway V 54621 Missouri, United States
Padre Island National Seashore II 42068 Texas, United States
Petrified Forest National Park II 44522 Arizona, United States
Point Reyes National Seashore II 27068 California, United States
Polar Bear Provincial Park 5502026 Ontario, Canada
Prince Albert National Park II 976762 Saskatchewan, Canada
Pukaskwa National Park II 459860 Ontario, Canada
Redberry Lake Biosphere Reserve 277252 Saskatchewan, Canada
Redwood National Park II 77867 California, United States
Reserva de Mapimi Biosphere Reserve VI 849819 Chihuahua, Mexico  
Reserve de la Biosphere de Charlevoix Biosphere Reserve 1383790 Canada  
Riding Mountain Biosphere Reserve II 762028 Manitoba, Canada
Rocky Mountain Biosphere Reserve II 239938 Colorado, United States
San Dimas Biosphere Reserve 17161 California, United States  
San Francisco Peninsular Watershed County Wildlife Refuge or Management Area 30320 California, United States  
Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area V 38440 California, United States
Santee Coastal Reserve and Washo Reserve State Habitat Area IV 20850 South Carolina, United States  
Sequoia and Kings Canyon Biosphere Reserve II 172261 California, United States
Sevilleta LTER Site Long Term Ecological Research IV 228335 New Mexico, United States
Shenandoah National Park II 108221 Virginia, United States
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore II 62563 Michigan, United States
South Atlantic Coastal Plain Biosphere Reserve 20317 South Carolina, United States  
Southern Appalachian Biosphere Reserve 37548505 North Carolina, Tennessee, United States  
Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve 3821173 Canada  
Upper Miss. River Nat'l Wildlife Refuge National Wildlife Refuge VI 25823 Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, United States
Voyageurs National Park II 177960 Minnesota, United States
Wapusk National Park II 2614324 Manitoba, Canada
Waterton Biosphere Reserve II 121459 Alberta, Canada
Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge IV 26618 Alabama, United States
Whiskey-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area V 197791 California, United States
White Sands National Monument III 139922 New Mexico, United States
Wood Buffalo National Park II 11038545 Alberta, Canada
Woodland Caribou Provincial Wilderness Park Provincial Park II 1072124 Ontario, Canada
Wupatki National Monument III 36098 Arizona, United States
Yellowstone Biosphere Reserve II 2196863 Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, United States
Yosemite National Park II 95209 California, United States
Zion National Park II 135667 Utah, United States

Ecosystems

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website Map
California Floristic Province Mexico, United States No
Madrean Pine-Oak Woodlands Mexico, United States No
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama No

Prey / Diet

Ambystoma maculatum (Spotted Salamander)[3]
Ammodramus bairdii (Baird's Sparrow)[4]
Anaxyrus americanus americanus (Eastern American Toad)[3]
Antheraea polyphemus (polyphemus moth)[3]
Argiope aurantia (black-and-yellow argiope)[3]
Bombus fervidus (Golden northern bumble bee)[3]
Calosoma scrutator (Fiery searcher)[3]
Camponotus pennsylvanicus (black carpenter ant)[3]
Cicindela sexguttata (Six-spotted Tiger Beetle)[3]
Cornus florida (flowering dogwood)[3]
Dipodomys heermanni (Heermann's kangaroo rat)[5]
Dolichovespula maculata (baldfaced hornet)[3]
Eurycea guttolineata (Three-lined Salamander)[3]
Fragaria virginiana (Virginia Strawberry)[3]
Geomys breviceps (Baird's pocket gopher)[6]
Heterodon platirhinos (Eastern Hognose Snake)[3]
Juniperus virginiana (Eastern Red-cedar)[3]
Larus delawarensis (Ring-billed Gull)[3]
Lithobates sphenocephalus sphenocephalus (Florida Leopard Frog)[3]
Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog)[3]
Lymantria dispar (gypsy moth)[3]
Malacosoma americana (Eastern tent caterpillar)[3]
Microtus canicaudus (gray-tailed vole)[7]
Microtus townsendii (Townsend's vole)[8]
Napaeozapus insignis (woodland jumping mouse)[9]
Narceus americanus (North american millipede)[3]
Oryzomys palustris (marsh rice rat)[10]
Panicum virgatum (old switch panic grass)[3]
Papilio polyxenes (Eastern black swallowtail)[3]
Parthenocissus quinquefolia (American ivy)[3]
Plestiodon fasciatus (Five-lined Skink)[3]
Plethodon cinereus (Eastern Red-backed Salamander)[3]
Prunus serotina (Black Cherry)[3]
Pterostichus melanarius (Common black ground beetle)[3]
Rabidosa rabida (Rabid wolf spider)[3]
Rosa virginiana (Virginia Rose)[3]
Semotilus atromaculatus (Horned dace)[3]
Spermophilus franklinii (Franklin's ground squirrel)[11]
Spermophilus richardsonii (Richardson's ground squirrel)[12]
Sylvilagus audubonii (Desert Cottontail)[13]
Tadarida brasiliensis (Brazilian free-tailed bat)[14]
Terrapene carolina (Florida Box Turtle)[3]
Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Garter Snake)[3]
Vespula maculifrons (eastern yellowjacket)[3]
Rubus laciniatus (Cutleaf Evergreen Blackberry)[3]
Vaccinium corymbosum (highbush blueberry)[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acrosternum hilare (Green stinkbug)5
Agelaius phoeniceus (Red-winged Blackbird)7
Agkistrodon contortrix (Southern Copperhead)6
Agkistrodon piscivorus (conanti)2
Ambystoma maculatum (Spotted Salamander)5
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard)7
Anaxyrus americanus americanus (Eastern American Toad)10
Apis mellifera (honey bee)4
Aquila chrysaetos (Golden Eagle)2
Archilochus colubris (Ruby-throated Hummingbird)3
Ardea herodias (Great Blue Heron)3
Baeolophus bicolor (Tufted Titmouse)9
Bubo virginianus (Great Horned Owl)5
Buteo jamaicensis (Red-tailed Hawk)9
Buteo regalis (Ferruginous Hawk)2
Buteo swainsoni (Swainson's Hawk)2
Camponotus pennsylvanicus (black carpenter ant)3
Canis latrans (Coyote)5
Cardinalis cardinalis (Northern Cardinal)11
Carduelis tristis (American Goldfinch)5
Castor canadensis (american beaver)3
Charadrius vociferus (Killdeer)3
Chelydra serpentina (Common Snapping Turtle)6
Circus cyaneus (Northern Harrier)3
Colinus virginianus (Northern Bobwhite)6
Corvus brachyrhynchos (American Crow)13
Cryptotis parva (North American Least Shrew)12
Cyanocitta cristata (Blue Jay)9
Diapheromera femorata (Common American Walkingstick)2
Didelphis virginiana (Virginia Opossum)10
Dryocopus pileatus (Pileated Woodpecker)3
Eptesicus fuscus (big brown bat)7
Eurycea guttolineata (Three-lined Salamander)3
Geothlypis trichas (Common Yellowthroat)3
Heterodon platirhinos (Eastern Hognose Snake)3
Lithobates catesbeianus (American Bullfrog)3
Lithobates sphenocephalus sphenocephalus (Florida Leopard Frog)5
Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog)9
Lynx rufus (Bobcat)3
Marmota monax (woodchuck)3
Megaceryle alcyon (Belted Kingfisher)4
Meleagris gallopavo (Wild Turkey)16
Micropterus salmoides (Northern largemouth bass)2
Microtus pennsylvanicus (meadow vole)4
Mimus polyglottos (Northern Mockingbird)12
Molothrus ater (Brown-headed Cowbird)9
Mustela frenata (Long-tailed Weasel)3
Myiarchus crinitus (Great Crested Flycatcher)12
Neovison vison (American Mink)6
Nerodia sipedon (Northern Water Snake)3
Odocoileus virginianus (white-tailed deer)9
Papilio glaucus (Eastern tiger swallowtail)2
Peromyscus leucopus (white-footed mouse)11
Picoides pubescens (Downy Woodpecker)8
Pituophis catenifer (Gopher Snake)2
Plestiodon fasciatus (Five-lined Skink)8
Poecile carolinensis (Carolina Chickadee)8
Procyon lotor (Raccoon)14
Pseudacris crucifer (Spring Peeper)4
Quiscalus quiscula (Common Grackle)2
Scalopus aquaticus (Eastern Mole)6
Sciurus carolinensis (eastern gray squirrel)11
Sialia sialis (Eastern Bluebird)9
Sitta carolinensis (White-breasted Nuthatch)10
Strix varia (Barred Owl)4
Sturnus vulgaris (European Starling)7
Sylvilagus floridanus (Eastern Cottontail)8
Tamias striatus (eastern chipmunk)9
Taxidea taxus (American Badger)3
Terrapene carolina (Florida Box Turtle)4
Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Garter Snake)5
Thryothorus ludovicianus (Carolina Wren)6
Turdus migratorius (American Robin)16
Tyto alba (Barn Owl)5
Urocyon cinereoargenteus (Gray Fox)4
Vulpes macrotis (Kit Fox)2
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox)15
Zenaida macroura (Mourning Dove)4
Zonotrichia albicollis (White-throated Sparrow)4

Predators

Aedes albopictus (forest day mosquito)[3]
Dermacentor variabilis[3]
Macrobdella decora (Freshwater leech)[3]
Strix varia (Barred Owl)[3]
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox)[3]

Providers

Shelter 
Acer rubrum (red maple)[3]
Crataegus viridis (desert hawthorn)[3]
Hamamelis virginiana (American witchhazel)[3]
Lindera benzoin (northern spicebush)[3]
Phytolacca americana (common pokeweed)[3]
Smilax rotundifolia (Horse Brier)[3]
Rubus laciniatus (Cutleaf Evergreen Blackberry)[3]
Vaccinium corymbosum (highbush blueberry)[3]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Aedes albopictus[3]
Alaria canadensis <Unverified Name>[15]
Alaria marcianae <Unverified Name>[15]
Alaria minnesotae <Unverified Name>[15]
Alaria mustelae[15]
Andersonstrongylus captivensis <Unverified Name>[15]
Angiostrongylus gubernaculatus <Unverified Name>[15]
Arthrocephalus lotoris <Unverified Name>[15]
Ascaris columnaris <Unverified Name>[15]
Ascaris dasypodina <Unverified Name>[15]
Baylisascaris columnaris <Unverified Name>[15]
Brachylaima virginianum <Unverified Name>[15]
Capillaria plica[15]
Capillaria procyonis <Unverified Name>[15]
Capillaria putorii <Unverified Name>[15]
Cediopsylla inaequalis inaequalis[16]
Ceratophyllus vison[16]
Chaetopsylla lotoris[16]
Crenosoma mephitidis <Unverified Name>[15]
Cryptosporidium parvum[17]
Dermacentor variabilis (American dog tick)[17]
Dipetalonema mephitis <Unverified Name>[15]
Dracunculus insignis <Unverified Name>[15]
Echidnophaga gallinacea (sticktight flea)[16]
Euryhelmis pyriformis <Unverified Name>[15]
Fibricola cratera <Unverified Name>[15]
Filaria taxidae <Unverified Name>[15]
Filaroides martis[15]
Filaroides mephitis <Unverified Name>[15]
Hoplopsyllus anomalus (rodent flea)[16]
Ixodes cookei (American castor bean tick)[17]
Ixodes scapularis (Black legged tick)[17]
Ixodes sculptus (Sculptured tick)[17]
Macrobdella decora[3]
Malaraeus telchinus[16]
Megabothris quirini[16]
Mesocestoides latus <Unverified Name>[15]
Oochoristica oklahomensis <Unverified Name>[15]
Orchopeas caedens durus[16]
Orchopeas howardi howardi[16]
Orchopeas leucopus (rodent flea)[16]
Orchopeas sexdentatus agilis[16]
Oropsylla arctomys[16]
Oropsylla montana[16]
Paragonimus kellicotti[15]
Parelaphostrongylus tenuis <Unverified Name>[15]
Physaloptera maxillaris[15]
Placoconus lotoris <Unverified Name>[15]
Plagiorchis muris[15]
Pulex irritans (human flea)[16]
Skrjabingylus chitwoodorum[15]
Skrjabingylus magnus <Unverified Name>[15]
Staphylococcus intermedius[17]
Thrassis acamantis acamantis[16]
Trichinella spiralis (pork worm)[15]
Yersinia pestis (Bubonic plague)[17]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Akron Zoological Park
America's Teaching Zoo
Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary
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Beale Park
Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park
Birmingham Zoo
Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
Bronx Children's Zoo
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
Brookgreen Gardens
Burger's Zoo
Calgary Zoo, Garden & Prehistoric Park
Cameron Park Zoo
Camperdown Wildlife Centre
Cape May County Park Zoo
Cheyenne Mtn Zoological Parkmajor
Chicago Zoological Park
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens
Dierenpark de Oliemeulen (Zoo Tilburg)
Disney's Animal Kingdom
Dusit (Bangkok) Zoological Park
Edinburgh Zoo-Scottish National Zoo
Faunia (Parque Biologico De Madrid,SA)
Florida Aquarium
Folly Farm Leisure Ltd
Granby Zoo / Zoo de Granby
Great Plains Zoo
Helsinki Zoo
John Ball Zoological Garden
Khao Kheow Open Zoo
Kharkiv Zoo
Knoxville Zoological Gardens
Kyiv Zoological Park
Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo
Magnetic Hill Zoo
Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquarium
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny w Lodz
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Moonridge Animal Parkholzneri
Museum of Science - Live Animal Center
Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
Natural Science Center of Greensboro
Newquay Zoo (Cornwall Animal World)
Niabi Zoo
Nikolaev Zoo of Nikolaev-City Council
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
Novosibirsk Zoological Park
NY State Zoo at Thompson Park
Ogrod Zoologiczny im. Stefana Milera
Oklahoma City Zoological Park
Paradise Wildlife Park
Parc Zoologique d'Amneville
Park i Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Racine Zoological Gardensavia
Ree Park - Ebeltoft Safari
Riverside Zoo
Rodbaston College
Rostock Zoologischer Garten
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Stichting Landgoed Hoenderdaell
Tallahassee Museum of History and
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
The Naples Zoo
Tierpark Berlin-Friedrichsfelde GmbH
Toronto Zoo
Tropiquaria Wildlife Park
Trotter's World of Animals
Tulsa Zoo & Living Museum
Turtle Back Zoo
Usti nad Labem Zoo
Utah's Hogle Zoo
Valley Zoo & John Janzen Nature Center
Virginia Living Museum
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West Midland Safari & Leisure Park Ltd
Wingham Wildlife Park
Zoo de Fuengirola (Rain Forest SL)
Zoo Hannover GmbH
Zoo New England, Franklin Park Zoo
Zoo New England, Stone Zoo
Zoo Sauvage de St-Félicien
ZooAmerica (No. American Wildlife Pk.)
Zoological Society of London
ZooWorld Zoological Botanical Conserv.

Range Map

Link to Map
Middle America; North America;

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by Wozencraft W.C., 20-Aug-2007, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 2Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 3Study of Northern Virginia Ecology 4SPECIES ASSESSMENT FOR BAIRD’S SPARROW (AMMODRAMUS BAIRDII) IN WYOMING, ROBERT LUCE AND DOUG KEINATH, United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, December 2003 5Dipodomys heermanni, Douglas A. Kelt, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 323, pp. 1-7 (1988) 6Geomys breviceps, James M. Sulentich, Lawrence R. Williams, and Guy N. Cameron, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 383, pp. 1-4 (1991) 7Microtus canicaudus, B. J. Verts and Leslie N. Carraway, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 267, pp. 1-4 (1987) 8Microtus townsendii, John E. Cornely and B. J. Verts, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 325, pp. 1-9 (1988) 9Napaeozapus insignis, John O. Whitaker, Jr., and Robert E. Wrigley, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 14, pp. 1-6 (1972) 10Oryzomys palustris, James L. Wolfe, Mammalian Species No. 176, pp. 1-5 (1982) 11Spermophilus franklinii, Andrea C. Ostroff and Elmer J. Finck, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 724, pp. 1–5 (2003) 12Spermophilus richardsonii, Gail R. Michener and James W. Koeppl, Mammalian Species No. 243, pp. 1-8, (1985) 13Sylvilagus audubonii, Joseph A. Chapman and Gale R. Willner, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 106, pp. 1-4 (1978) 14Tadarida brasiliensis, Kenneth T. Wilkins, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 331, pp. 1-10 (1989) 15Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London 16International Flea Database 17Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2.
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Range map provided by Patterson, B. D., G. Ceballos, W. Sechrest, M. F. Tognelli, T. Brooks, L. Luna, P. Ortega, I. Salazar, and B. E. Young. 2007. Digital Distribution Maps of the Mammals of the Western Hemisphere, version 3.0. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia, USA.
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