Cynomys ludovicianus


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Cynomys ludovicianus

see prairie dog.
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A multi-state conservation plan for the black-tailed prairie dog, Cynomys ludovicianus, in the United States--an addendum to the black-tailed prairie dog conservation assessment and strategy, November 3, 1999.
Species key: MMu, Mus musculus (house mouse); RN, Rattus norvegicus (brown or Norway rat); AS, Apodemus sylvaticus (wood mouse); MG, Myodes glarelous (bank vole); MA, Microtus agrestis (field vole); MMi, Micromys minutis (harvest mouse); CL, Cynomys ludovicianus (back-tailed prairie dog); SV, Sciurus vulgaris (red squirrel); SC, Sciurus carolensis (gray squirrel); NA, not available.
The warmdry adated forms at Fowlikes Cave included Notiosorex crawfordi (desert shrew), Myotis velifer (cave myotis, a bat), Sylvilagus audubonii, Lepus californicus, Spermophilus spilosoma (spotted ground squirrel), Cynomys ludovicianus, Cratogeomys castanops (yellow-faced pocket gopher), Peromyscus eremicus (cactus mouse), Onychomys leucogaster, O.
Among the small vertebrates of Tramperos Creek are a few taxa or close relatives shared with the rockshelter in Cimarron County such as Sylvilagus audubonii, Lepus, and Cynomys ludovicianus.
For example, we did not detect the eastern spotted skunk Spilogale putorius, long-tailed weasel Mustela frenata, blacktailed prairie dog Cynomys ludovicianus, or swamp rabbit Sylvilagus aquaticus.
Wind-induced ventilation of the burrow of the prairie-dog, Cynomys ludovicianus.