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Capitol Reef

Wildlife Checklist

brochure Capitol Reef - Wildlife Checklist

Wildlife at Capitol Reef National Park (NP) in Utah. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

Name OS RA NS SS Squamata: Crotaphytidae (Collared and leopard lizards) P C N P C N Squamata: Iguanidae (Iguanids)  Common chuckwalla Sauromalus ater UC N/A N S Squamata: Phrynosomatidae (Spiny lizards)  Greater short-horned lizard Phrynosoma hernandesi  Common sagebrush lizard Sceloporus graciosus  Desert spiny lizard Sceloporus magister  Plateau lizard Sceloporus tristichus  Tree lizard Urosaurus ornatus  Side-blotched lizard Uta stansburiana P R N P A N P P C A N N P C N P A N UK N P C Capitol Reef National Park  Utah sucker Catostomus ardens  Bluehead sucker Catostomus discobolus  Flannelmouth sucker Catostomus latipinnis  Mountain sucker Catostomus platyrhynchus  Red-spotted toad Bufo punctatus  Woodhouse’s toad Bufo woodhousii P R X P C N S P C N S PP N/A N A N P C N P C N P UK N Wildlife Checklist Anura: Hylidae (Tree frogs)  Canyon treefrog Hyla arenicolor Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae (Carps, Minnows) Anura: Ranidae (True frogs)  Utah chub Gila atraria  Roundtail chub Gila robusta  Speckled dace Rhinichthys osculus  Redside shiner Richardsonius balteatus  Southern leatherside chub Lepidomeda aliciae  Northern leopard frog Rana pipiens X P National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior Mammals Reptiles Fish Amphibians P C PP N/A N P A N  Great Basin spadefoot Spea intermontana P A X Caudata: Ambystomatidae (Mole salamanders) P A X  Tiger salamander Ambystoma tigrinum S UC N/A X Anura: Scaphiopodidae (Spadefoot toads) P C Side-blotched lizard N UC N/A N PP N/A X P U  Mottled sculpin Cottus bairdii S Bighorn sheep P C Notes P P = Present UC = Unconfirmed: species is attributed to the park but evidence is weak or absent. Relative Abundance (RA) A = Abundant: may be seen daily in suitable habitat and season, in relatively large numbers C = Common: may be seen daily in suitable habitat and season U = Uncommon: likely to be seen monthly in suitable season and habitat; may be locally common R = Rare: present, but usually seen only a few times each year O = Occasional: occurs in the park at least once every few years, but not reported annually UK = Unknown N/A = Not applicable X N Siluriformes: Ictaluridae (Catfish)  Black bullhead Ameiurus melas Occurrence Status (OS) PP = Probably present: observed near the park, no confirmed reports within the park, although suitable habitat exists Scorpaeniformes: Cottidae (Sculpins) N UC N/A N RA NS SS Amphibians Anura: Bufonidae (True toads)  Rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss  Brown trout Salmo trutta Squamata: Xantusiidae (Night lizards)  Desert night lizard Xantusia vigilis OS Salmoniformes: Salmonidae (Trouts, Salmons) UC N/A N P Name Cypriniformes: Catostomidae (Suckers)  Bluegill Lepomis macrochirus Squamata: Teiidae (Whiptail lizards)  Plateau spotted whiptail Cnemidophorus innotatus  Western whiptail Cnemidophorus tigris RA NS SS Perciformes: Centrarchidae (Sunfish) Squamata: Scincidae (Skinks)  Western skink Eumeces skiltonianus OS Fish Reptiles (continued)  Great Basin collared lizard Crotaphytus bicinctores  Long-nosed leopard lizard Gambelia wislizenii Name UK X Nativeness Status (NS) Red-spotted toad This checklist is a complete listing of currently-known species at Capitol Reef National Park. For more information, visit the NPS Northern Colorado Plateau Network Inventory and Monitoring website: 8/15 N = Native X = Non-native U = Unknown Special Status Designation (SS) E = Federally listed as endangered T = Federally listed as threatened S = Species of concern Name OS RA NS SS Mammals Artiodactyla: Antilocapridae (Pronghorn)  Pronghorn Antilocapra americana P R N Artiodactyla: Bovidae (Cattle, Sheep, Goats)  American bison Bos bison  Bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis P R N P U N S P R N P U N Carnivora: Canidae (Dogs and Allies)  Coyote Canis latrans  Common gray fox Urocyon cinereoargenteus  Kit fox Vulpes macrotis  Red fox Vulpes vulpes P U N P C N UC N/A N P R S N Carnivora: Felidae (Cats)  Bobcat Lynx rufus  Lynx Lynx canadensis  Mountain lion Puma concolor P R N P UK U T P R S N Carnivora: Mephitidae (Skunks)  Striped skunk Mephitis mephitis  Western spotted skunk Spilogale gracilis P R P UK N N Carnivora: Mustelidae (Weasels and Allies)  Long-tailed weasel Mustela frenata  Ermine Mustela erminea  American mink Mustela vison  American badger Taxidea taxus P UK N PP N/A N OS OS RA NS SS Name OS Lagomorpha: Leporidae (Hares and Rabbits) Rodentia: Sciuridae (Squirrels)  Snowshoe hare Lepus americanus  Black-tailed jackrabbit Lepus californicus  White-tailed jackrabbit Lepus townsendii  Desert cottontail Sylvilagus audubonii  Mountain cottontail Sylvilagus nuttallii  White-tailed antelope squirrel Ammospermophilus leucurus  Northern flying squirrel Glaucomys sabrinus  Yellow-bellied marmot Marmota flaviventris  Cliff chipmunk Neotamius dorsalis  Hopi chipmunk Neotamius rufus  Rock squirrel Spermophilus variegatus  Red squirrel Tamiasciurus hudsonicus P U X P U N Carnivora: Ursidae (Bears)  American black bear Ursus americanus P O N Chiroptera: Molossidae (Free-tailed Bats) P U N P U N S UC N/A N P C N UC N/A N P C N PP N/A N Rodentia: Erethizontidae (Porcupines)  North American porcupine Erethizon dorsatum P R N U PP N/A N P C N P U N P U N P U N Rodentia: Geomyidae (Pocket Gophers) Soricomorpha: Soricidae (Shrews)  Botta’s pocket gopher Thomomys bottae  Crawford’s desert shrew Notiosorex crawfordi  Masked shrew Sorex cinereus  Merriam’s shrew Sorex merriami  Montane shrew Sorex monticolus  Dwarf shrew Sorex nanus  American water shrew Sorex palustris P  American beaver Castor canadensis U N P U N P U N P P U U S  Ord’s kangaroo rat Dipodomys ordii  Great Basin pocket mouse Perognathus parvus N N U N P U N P U N P U N P U N S P U N S P U N P C N P U N N P U N P U N Rodentia: Muridae (Rats and Mice) P R N/A N Rodentia: Heteromyidae (Kangaroo Rats, Pocket Mice) UC N/A N P PP  Long-tailed vole Microtus longicaudus  Montane vole Microtus montanus  House mouse Mus musculus  Bushy-tailed woodrat Neotoma cinerea  Desert woodrat Neotoma lepida  Common muskrat Ondatra zibethicus  Northern grasshopper mouse Onychomys leucogaster  Brush mouse Peromyscus boylii  Canyon mouse Peromyscus crinitus  Deer mouse Peromyscus maniculatus  Pinyon mouse Peromyscus truei  Western harvest mouse Reithrodontomys megalotis P UK N P UK N UC N/A X P R N P U N P UK N P U N P U N P C N P U N P U N P U N N UC N/A N  Allen’s big-eared bat Idionycteris phyllotis  Big brown bat Eptesicus fuscus  California myotis Myotis californicus  Fringed myotis Myotis thysanodes  Hoary bat Lasiurus cinereus  Little brown myotis Myotis lucifugus  Long-eared myotis Myotis evotis  Long-legged myotis Myotis volans  Pallid bat Antrozous pallidus  Silver-haired bat Lasionycteris noctivagans  Spotted bat Euderma maculatum  Townsend’s big-eared bat Corynorhinus townsendii  Western pipistrelle Pipistrellus hesperus  Western small-footed myotis Myotis ciliolabrum  Yuma myotis Myotis yumanensis P RA NS SS P Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae (Plain-nosed Bats) Rodentia: Castoridae (Beaver) N Name  Northern raccoon Procyon lotor  Ringtail Bassariscus astutus UC N/A N U RA NS SS Carnivora: Procyonidae (Raccoons and Allies)  Big free-tailed bat Nyctinomops macrotis  Brazilian free-tailed bat Tadarida brasiliensis Artiodactyla: Cervidae (Deer)  Elk Cervus canadensis  Mule deer Odocoileus hemionus Name UC N/A N UC N/A N UC N/A N UC N/A N UC N/A N P UK N Reptiles Squamata: Colubridae (Colubrid snakes)  Nightsnake Hypsiglena torquata  Common kingsnake Lampropeltis getula  Striped whipsnake Masticophis taeniatus  Gopher snake Pituophis catenifer  Smith’s black-headed snake Tantilla hobartsmithi  Terrestrial garter snake Thamnophis elegans P UK N P UK N P C N P C N UC N/A N P C N P C N Squamata: Viperidae (Vipers)  Midget faded rattlesnake Crotalus oreganus concolor  Prairie rattlesnake Crotalus viridis UC N/A N S

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