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Scientific names of mammals referred to in Travellers' Nature Guides: Spain

Scientific and common names of mammals mentioned in Travellers' Nature Guides: Spain largely follow Macdonald, D & Barrett, P (1993) Collins Field Guide to the Mammals of Britain and Europe. HarperCollins.

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Common name Scientific name
Algerian hedgehog Atelerix algirus
Algerian mouse Mus spretus
Alpine marmot Marmota marmota
American mink Mustela vison
bank vole Clethrionomys glareolus
Barbary ape Macaca sylvanus
Barbary sheep Ammotragus lervia
barbastelle bat Barbastella barbastellus
Bechstein's bat Myotis bechsteini
beech marten Martes foina
black rat Rattus rattus
bottle-nosed dolphin Tursiops truncatus
brown bear Ursus arctos
brown hare Lepus europaeus
brown long-eared bat Plecotus auritus
brown rat Rattus norvegicus
Cabrera's vole Microtus cabrerae
Castroviejo's hare Lepus castroviejoi
chamois Rupicapra pyrenaica
common dolphin Delphinus delphis
common genet Genetta genetta
common mole Talpa europaea
common pipistrelle Pipistrellus pipistrellus
common shrew Sorex araneus
common vole Microtus arvalis
coypu Myocastor coypus
Daubenton's bat Myotis daubentoni
edible dormouse Glis glis
Egyptian mongoose Herpestes ichneumon
Eurasian badger Meles meles
European free-tailed bat Tadarida teniotis
European mink Mustela lutreola
fallow deer Dama dama
field vole Microtus agrestis
fin whale Balaenoptera physalus
garden dormouse Eliomys quercinus
Geoffroy's bat Myotis emarginata
greater horseshoe bat Rhinolophus ferrumequinum
greater mouse-eared bat Myotis myotis
greater noctule Nyctalus lasiopterus
greater white-toothed shrew Crocidura russula
grey long-eared bat Plecotus austriacus
harbour porpoise Phocoena phocoena
harvest mouse Micromys minutus
house mouse Mus domesticus
Iberian blind mole Talpa occidentalis
Iberian hare Lepus granatensis
Iberian pine vole Pitymys lusitanicus
Kuhl's pipistrelle Pipistrellus kuhlii
Leisler's bat Nyctalus leisleri
lesser horseshoe bat Rhinolophus hipposideros
lesser mouse-eared bat Myotis blythii
lesser white-toothed shrew Crocidura suaveolens
long-fingered bat Myotis capaccinii
Mediterranean horseshoe bat Rhinolophus euryale
Mediterranean monk seal Monachus monachus
Mediterranean pine vole Pitymys duodecimcostatus
Mehely's horseshoe bat Rhinolophus mehelyi
Miller's water shrew Neomys anomalus
Millet's shrew Sorex coronatus
minke whale Balaenoptera acutirostrata
mouflon Ovis musimon
Natterer's bat Myotis nattereri
noctule Nyctalus noctula
northern water vole Arvicola terrestris
otter Lutra lutra
pardel lynx Lynx pardinus
pine marten Martes martes
pygmy shrew Sorex minutus
pygmy white-toothed shrew Suncus etruscus
Pyrenean desman Galemys pyrenaicus
Pyrenean pine vole Microtus gerbei
rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus
red deer Cervus elaphus
red fox Vulpes vulpes
red squirrel Sciurus vulgaris
Risso's dolphin Grampus griseus
roe deer Capreolus capreolus
Savi's pipistrelle Pipistrellus savii
Schreiber's bat Miniopterus schreibersi
serotine bat Eptesicus serotinus
snow vole Microtus nivalis
southern water vole Arvicola sapidus
Spanish ibex Capra pyrenaica
Spanish shrew Sorex granarius
sperm whale Physeter macrocephalus
stoat Mustela erminea
striped dolphin Stenella coeruleoalba
water shrew Neomys fodiens
weasel Mustela nivalis
western hedgehog Erinaceus europaeus
western polecat Mustela putorius
whiskered bat Myotis mystacina
wild boar Sus scrofa
wildcat Felis silvestris
wolf Canis lupus
wood mouse Apodemus sylvaticus
yellow-necked mouse Apodemus flavicollis
 
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