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Appendix B Mammals of the Mono Basin and Their Ecological Characteristics LEGEND: Habitat (1 = alpine/subalpine, 2 = Lodgepole forest, 3 = Jeffrey pine forest, 4 = Pinyon juniper, 5 = sagebrush-steppe, 6 = exposed lake bed and dunes, 7 = riparian, 8 = meadows and marshes); ResDonse to Disturbances (A = lowering lake level, B = decreasing streamflow, C = increased grazing, D = increased frequency of fires), 0 = no change likely, + = increase, - = decrease. Distribution of bats in this region is poorly known. Response to Disturbances Common Name Scientific Name Habitat A B C D Vagrant Shrew Sorex vagrans 7,8 0 - O O Dusky Shrew Sorex monticolus 7,8 0 - O O Water Shrew Sorex palustris 7,8 - - O O Merriam's Shrew Sorex merriami 6 0 0 0 0 Mt. Lyell Shrew Sorex Iyelli 7,8 - - O O Inyo Shrew Sorex tenellus 7 0 - O O Broad-handed Scapanus latimanus 7,8 0 - O O Mole Little Brown Bat Myotis lucifugus Hairy-winged Myotis Myotis volans Small-footed Myotis Myotis subulatus Long-eared Myotis Myotis evotis 226

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Appendix B Common Name Scientific Name Habitat Western Pipistrelle Pipistrellus hesperus Big Brown Bat Eptesicus fuscus Hoary Bat Brazilian Free-tailed Bat 227 Response to Disturbances A B C D Lasuirus cinereus Tadarida brasiliensis Pika Ochotona princeps 1 0 0 0 0 White-tailed Hare Lepus townsendii 1,2,3 0 0 - O Black-tailed Lepus californicus 5,6,8 0 0 0 0 Jackrabbit Nuttall's Cottontail Sylvilagus nuttallii 7,8,4,5 0 0 0 0 Pygmy Rabbit Brachylagus idahoenis 5,7 0 - - O Mountain Beaver Aplodontia rufa 7,8 - - O O Yellow-tailed Marmota flaviventris 1 0 0 0 0 Marmot Townsend Ground Spermophilus 5,6 0 0 0 0 Squirrel townsendii gelding Ground Spermophilus 8 0 0 0 0 Squirrel beldingi Beechey Ground Spermophilus 8 0 0 + + Squirrel beecheyi Golden-mantled Spermophilus 2,3,4,7 0 0 0 0 Ground Squirrel lateralis Alpine Chipmunk Eutamias alpinus 1 0 0 0 0 Lodgepole Chipmunk Eutamias speciosus 2,3 0 0 0 0 Yellow-pine Eutamias amoenus 3,4 0 0 0 0 Chipmunk Panamint Chipmunk Eutamias panamintinus 4,5 0 0 0 0 Least Chipmunk Eutamias minimus 5,4,3 0 0 0 0

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228 The Mono Basin Ecosystem Response to Disturbances Common Name Scientific Name Habitat A B C D Chickaree Tamiasciurus 2,3 0 0 0 0 douglasii Beaver Castor canadensis 7 0 - O O Northern Pocket Thomomys talpoides 8,7 0 - O O Gopher Great Basin Perognathus parvus 4,5 0 0 0 0 Pocket Mouse Dark Kangaroo Microdipodops 6 0 0 0 0 Mouse megacephalus Ord's Kangaroo Dipodomys ordii 6 0 0 0 0 Rat Panamint Kangaroo Dipodomys 5 0 0 0 0 Rat panamintinus Great Basin Kangaroo Dipodomys microps 0 0 0 O Rat Western Harvest Reithrodontomys 8 - - O O Mouse megalotis Deer Mouse Peromyscus all 0 0 0 0 maniculatus Pinyon Mouse Peromyscus trued 4 0 0 0 0 Northern Grasshopper Onychomys 5,6,4 0 0 0 0 Mouse leucogaster Bushy-tailed Neotoma cinerea most 0 0 0 0 Woodrat Desert Woodrat Neotoma lepida most Montane Vole Microtus montanus 8 O O O O _ _ O O Long-tailed Microtus longicaudus 7,8 0 - O O Vole Sagebrush Vole Lagurus curtatus 5,4,6 Heather Vole Phenacomys 1 in termed ius O O O O O O O O

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AppendFix B 229 Response to Disturbances Common Name Scientific Name Habitat A B C D Muskrat Ondatra zibethica ponds Western Jumping Zapus princeps 7,8 Mouse _ _ O O O O O Porcupine Erethizon dorsatum 2,7 0 - O Coyote Canis latrans all O - O O Red Fox Vulpes fulva 2,1,8 0 0 - O Kit Fox Vulpes macrotis 6,5 0 0 0 0 Gray Fox Urocyon 4,7, 0 0 0 0 cinereoargenteus Black Bear Ursus americanus 1,2 0 0 0 0 Raccoon Procyon rotor 7 0 - O O Long-tailed Mustela frenata all O O O O Weasel Short-tailed Mustela erminea 2,1,4 0 0 0 0 Weasel Mink Mustela vison 7,8 - - O O Marten Martes americana 2,1 0 0 0 0 Fisher Martes pennant) 2,3 0 0 0 0 Wolverine Gulo luscus 1,2 0 0 0 0 Badger Taxidea taxus 8 0 0 0 0 Striped Skunk Mephitis mephitis 7 0 - O O Spotted Skunk Spilogale putorius rocky,7 0 0 0 0 Bobcat Lynx rufus 4,5 0 - O O Mountain Lion Felis concolor 2,3,4 Mule Deer Pronghorn Odocoileus hemionus 7,4,3,2 Antilocapra americana 5,4 Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis 1 O O O O O - O O O O - O O O - O