A broad class of animals with adaptations for surviving the 4 wild seasons of Indiana. Whether abundant or rare, you can bet they have hair! Click on the common name to explore each unique mammalian species that you may encounter on the Hoosier landscape.

Order Family Genus Species Common Name Status
Rodentia Muridae Neotoma magister Allegheny woodrat SE
Carnivora Mustelidae Taxidea taxus badger SC
Rodentia Castoridae Castor canadensis beaver
Chiroptera Vespertilionidae Eptesicus fuscus big brown bat
Carnivora Felidae Lynx rufus bobcat
Lagomorpha Leporidae Sylvilagus floridanus eastern cottontail rabbit
Carnivora Canidae Canis latrans coyote
Rodentia Muridae Peromyscus maniculatus deer mouse
Rodentia Sciuridae Tamias striatus eastern chipmunk
Insectivora Talpidae Scalopus aquaticus eastern mole
Chiroptera Vespertilionidae Perimyotis subflavus tri-color bat SC
Chiroptera Vespertilionidae Lasiurus borealis red bat SC
Chiroptera Vespertilionidae Nycticeius humeralis evening bat SE
Rodentia Sciuridae Sciurus niger fox squirrel
Rodentia Sciuridae Spermophilus franklinii Franklin’s ground squirrel SE
Carnivora Canidae Urocyon cinereoargenteus gray fox
Chiroptera Vespertilionidae Myotis grisescens gray myotis SE,FE
Rodentia Sciuridae Sciurus carolinensis gray squirrel
Chiroptera Vespertilionidae Lasiurus cinereus hoary bat SC
Rodentia Muridae Mus musculus house mouse X
Chiroptera Vespertilionidae Myotis sodalis Indiana myotis SE,FE
Insectivora Soricidae Cryptotis parva least shrew
Carnivora Mustelidae Mustela nivalis least weasel SC
Chiroptera Vespertilionidae Myotis lucifugus little brown myotis SC
Chiroptrea Vespertillonldae Myotis leibii eastern small-foot myotis
Carnivora Mustelidae Mustela frenata long-tailed weasel
Insectivora Soricidae Sorex cinereus masked shrew
Rodentia Dipodidae Zapus hudsonius meadow jumping mouse
Rodentia Muridae Microtus pennsylvanicus meadow vole
Carnivora Mustelidae Mustela vison mink
Rodentia Muridae Ondatra zibethicus muskrat
Chiroptera Vespertilionidae Myotis septentrionalis Northern long-eared myotis SC
Rodentia Muridae Rattus norvegicus Norway rat X
Didelphimorpha Didelphidae Didelphis virginiana opossum
Rodentia Geomyidae Geomys bursarius plains pocket gopher SC
Rodentia Muridae Microtus ochrogaster prairie vole
Insectivora Soricidae Sorex hoyi pygmy shrew SC
Carnivora Procyonidae Procyon lotor raccoon
Chiroptera Vespertilionidae Corynorhinus rafinesquii Rafinesque’s big-eared bat SC
Carnivora Canidae Vulpes vulpes red fox
Rodentia Sciuridae Tamiasciurus hudsonicus red squirrel
Carnivora Mustelidae Lutra canadensis river otter SC
Insectivora Soricidae Blarina brevicauda northern short-tailed shrew
Chiroptera Vespertilionidae Lasionycteris noctivagans silver-haired bat SC
Insectivora Soricidae Sorex fumeus smoky shrew SC
Chiroptera Vespertilionidae Myotis austroriparius southeastern myotis SC
Insectivora Soricidae Sorex longirostris southeastern shrew
Rodentia Muridae Synaptomys cooperi southern bog lemming
Rodentia Sciuridae Glaucomys volans southern flying squirrel
Insectivora Talpidae Condylura cristata star-nosed mole SC
Carnivora Mephitidae Mephitis mephitis striped skunk
Lagomorpha Leporidae Sylvilagus aquaticus swamp rabbit SE
Rodentia Sciuridae Spermophilus tridecemlineatus thirteen-lined ground squirrel
Rodentia Muridae Reithrodontomys megalotis western (harvest mouse)
Rodentia Muridae Peromyscus leucopus white-footed mouse
Artiodactyla Cervidae Odocoileus virginianus white-tailed deer
Rodentia Sciuridae Marmota monax woodchuck
Rodentia Muridae Microtus pinetorum woodland vole