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Table 1.
Our study species: common name (Scientific name). Listed alphabetically by common name. Please be aware that scientific names can vary over time. For example, ground squirrels are now classified as belonging to the genus Spermophilus, but had previously been classified as Citellus. Common names can also vary, often by location. For example, woodchucks are also called ground hogs or whistle pigs.
Common nameScientific name
American red squirrel Tamiasciurus hudsonicus 
Eastern chipmunk Tamias striatus 
Eastern gray squirrel Sciurus carolinensis 
House mouse Mus musculus 
Masked shrew Sorex cinereus 
Meadow voles Microtus pennsylvanicus 
Northern short-tailed shrews Blarina brevicauda 
Southern red-backed voles Myodes gapperi 
Thirteen-lined ground squirrel Ictidomys tridecemlineatus 
Uinta ground squirrel Urocitellus armatus 
White footed mice Peromyscus leucopus 
Woodchuck Marmota monax 
Woodland jumping mouse Napaeozapus insignis 
Common nameScientific name
American red squirrel Tamiasciurus hudsonicus 
Eastern chipmunk Tamias striatus 
Eastern gray squirrel Sciurus carolinensis 
House mouse Mus musculus 
Masked shrew Sorex cinereus 
Meadow voles Microtus pennsylvanicus 
Northern short-tailed shrews Blarina brevicauda 
Southern red-backed voles Myodes gapperi 
Thirteen-lined ground squirrel Ictidomys tridecemlineatus 
Uinta ground squirrel Urocitellus armatus 
White footed mice Peromyscus leucopus 
Woodchuck Marmota monax 
Woodland jumping mouse Napaeozapus insignis 
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