Selected References (Mammals)
Listed below are several references that are useful for identifying Mammals and their ecology.
Autenreith, R.E. and E. Fichter. 1975. On the behavior and socialization of pronghorn fawns. Wildl. Monog. 42:1-111.
Beecham, J.J. 1983. Population characteristics of black bears in west central Idaho. J. Wildl. Manage. 47:405-412.
Bonnell, M.L. 1967. Emergence and foraging behavior in small populations of Idaho bats. M.S. Thesis, Univ. Idaho, Moscow. 63pp.
Brown, C.G. 1992. Movement and migration patterns of mule deer in southeastern Idaho. J. Wildl. Manage. 56:246-253.
Bunnell, S.D. and D.R. Johnson. 1974. Physical factors affecting pika density and dispersal. J. Mammal 55:866-869.
Copeland, J.P. 1996. Biology of the wolverine in central Idaho. M.S Thesis, Univ. Idaho, Moscow. 138pp.
Craig, E.H. and B.L. Keller. 1986. Movements and home range of porcupines, Erethizon dorsatum, in Idaho shrub desert. Canad. Field-Natur. 100:167-173.
Elliott, C.L. and J.T. Flinders. 1980. Seasonal activity pattern of Columbian ground squirrels in the Idaho Primitive Area. Great Basin Natur. 40:175-177.
Fichter, E. and R. Williams. 1967. Distribution and status of the red fox in Idaho. J. Mammal. 48:219-230.
Foresman, K.R. 1986. Sorex hoyi in Idaho: a new state record. Murrelet 67:81-82.
Genter, D.L. 1986. Wintering bats of the upper Snake River plain: occurrence in lava-tube caves. Great Basin Natur. 46:241-244.
Green, J.S. and J.T. Flinders. 1980. Habitat and dietary relationships of the pygmy rabbit. J. Range Manage. 33:136-142.
Groves, C.R. 1994. A preliminary report: effects of timber harvest on small mammals and amphibians inhabiting old-growth coniferous forests on the Clearwater National Forest, Idaho. Idaho Dept. Fish & Game, Boise. 24pp.
Groves, C. and E. Yenson. 1989. Rediscovery of the northern bog lemming (Synaptomys borealis) in Idaho. Northwest Natur. 70:14-15.
Groves, C., E. Yensen, and E.B. Hart. 1988. First specimen record of the rock squirrel (Spermophilus variegatus) in Idaho. Murrelet 69:50-53.
Groves, C.R. and B.L. Keller. 1983. Ecological characteristics of small mammals on a radioactive waste disposal area in southeastern Idaho. Amer. Midl. Natur. 109:253-265.
Hafner, J.C. 1985. New kangaroo mice, genus Microdipodops (Rodentia: Heteromyidae), from Idaho and Nevada. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 98:1-9.
Hammond, D.B. and E. Yensen. 1982. Differential microhabitat utilization in Peromyscus truei and Peromyscus maniculatus in the Owyhee Mountains, Idaho. J. Idaho Acad. Science 18:49-56.
Hansen, R.M. 1954. The Belding ground squirrel north of the Snake River in Idaho. J. Mammal. 35:587.
Harris, C.E., J.W. Beals, and K. Geier-Hayes. 1994. Deer mouse and yellow-pine chipmunk density and food habits in three central Idaho shrub communities. Idaho Dept. Fish & Game, Boise. 23 pp.
Hayden, J.A. 1989. Status and population dynamics of mountain goats in the Snake River Range, Idaho. M.S. Thesis, Univ. Montana, Missoula. 147pp.
Hoffman, G.R. 1960. The small mammal components of six climax plant associations in eastern Washington and northern Idaho. Ecology 41:571-572.
Hornocker, M.G. 1970. An analysis of mountain lion predation upon mule deer and elk in the Idaho Primitive Area. Wildl. Monog. 21:1-39.
Johnson, D.R. and J.M. Peek. 1984. The black-tailed jackrabbit in Idaho: life history, population dynamics, and control. Coop. Extens. Service, Univ. Idaho, College Agricult. Bull No. 637, Moscow. 16pp.
Johnson, M.K. and R.M. Hansen. 1979. Foods of cottontails and woodrats in south-central Idaho. J. Mammal. 60:213-215.
Johnson, D.R. 1961. The food habits of rodents on rangelands of southern Idaho. Ecology 42:407-410.
Jones, J.L. 1991. Habitat use of fisher in north-central Idaho. M.S. Thesis, Univ. Idaho, Moscow. 147pp.
Keller, B.L. 1987. Analysis of the bat species present in Idaho, with special attention to the spotted bat, Euderma maculatum. Dept. Biol. Sciences, Idaho St. Univ., Pocatello. 25pp
Keller, B.L. 1986. Small mammal collections in Bear Lake, Bonneville, Cassia, Franklin, and Oneida Counties, Idaho: Final Report. Dept. Biol. Sciences, Idaho St. Univ. Pocatello. 7pp.
Knick, S.T. 1990. Ecology of bobcats relative to exploitation and a prey decline in southeastern Idaho. Wildl. Monog. 108:1-42.
Koehler, G.M. and M.G. Hornocker. 1977. Fire effects on marten habitat in the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. J. Wildl. Manage. 41:500-505.
Kuck. L. 1969. The effects of the northern pocket gopher on reforestation: activity and movement. M.S. Thesis, Univ. Idaho, Moscow. 51pp.
Larrison, E.J. and D.R. Johnson. 1973. Density changes and habitat affinities of rodents of shadscale and sagebrush associations. Great Basin Natur. 33:255-264.
Laundré, J.W. 1989. Burrows of least chipmunks in southeastern Idaho. Northwest. Natur. 70:18-20.
Laundré, J.W. and B.L. Keller. 1981. Home-range use by coyotes in Idaho. Anim. Behav. 29:449-461.
Laurance, W.F. and T.D. Reynolds. 1984. Winter food preference of capture-reared northern flying squirrels. Murrelet 65:20-22.
Leege, T.A. 1968. Natural movements of beavers in southeastern Idaho. J. Wildl. Manage. 32:973-976.
McCracken, J.G., D. Goble and J. O'Laughlin. 1994. Grizzly bear recovery in Idaho. Idaho Forest, Wildlife and Range Policy Analysis Group. Univ. of Idaho. Moscow. 110pp.
Medin, D.E. and W.P. Clary. 1990. Bird and small mammal populations in a grazed and ungrazed riparian habitat in Idaho. USDA Forest Service Inter. Res. Sta. Res. Paper INT-245.
Medin, D.E. 1986. The impact of logging on red squirrels in an Idaho conifer forest. West. J. Appl. Forestry 1:73-76.
Melquist, W.E. and M.G. Hornocker. 1983. Ecology of river otters in west central Idaho. Wildl. Monog. 83:1-60.
Messick, J.P. and M.G. Hornocker. 1981. Ecology of the badger in southwestern Idaho. Wildl. Monog. 76:1-53.
Mullican, T.R. 1986. Additional records of Sorex merriami from Idaho. Murrelet 67:19-20.
Mullican, T.R. and B.L. Keller. 1986. Ecology of the sagebrush vole in southeastern Idaho. Can. J. Zool. 64:1218-1223.
Pauley, G.R. 1990. Habitat use, food habits, home range, and seasonal migration of white-tailed deer in the Priest River drainage, north Idaho. M.S. Thesis, Univ. Idaho, Moscow. 153pp.
Pierce, J.D. and J.M. Peck. 1984. Moose habitat use and selection patterns in north-central Idaho. J. Wildl. Manage. 48:1335-1343.
Reeves, H.M. and R.M. Williams. 1956. Reproduction, size, and mortality in the Rocky Mountain muskrat. J. Mammal. 37:494-500.
Reynolds. T.D. 1980. Effects of some different land management practices on small mammal populations. J. Mammal. 61:558-561.
Rickard, W.H. 1960. The distribution of small mammals in relation to climax vegetation mosaic in eastern Washington and northern Idaho. Ecology 41: 99-106
Scrivner, J.H. and H.D. Smith. 1984. Relative abundance of small mammals in four successional stages of spruce-fir in Idaho. Northwest Sci. 58:171-176.
Smith, G. and D.R. Johnson. 1985. Demography of a Townsend ground squirrel population in southwestern Idaho. Ecology 66:171-178.
Smolen, M.J. and B.L. Keller. 1979. Survival, growth, and reproduction of progeny from isolated high and low density populations of Microtus montanus. J. Mammal. 60:265-279.
Speth, R.L, C.L. Pritchett, and C.D. Jorgensen. 1968. Reproductive activity of Perognathus parvus. J. Mammal. 49:336-337.
Taylor, E., M. McCoy, and W. Bodie. 1993. California bighorn sheep ecology: habitat selection. Job completion report, Idaho Dept. Fish & Game, Boise. 38pp.
Thaeler, C.S. 1972. Taxonomic status of pocket gophers Thomomys idahoensis and Thomomys pygmaeus (Rodentia: Geomyidae). J. Mammal. 53:417-428.
Unsworth, J.W., L. Kuck, M.D. Scott, and E.O. Garton. 1993. Elk mortality in the Clearwater drainage of north-central Idaho. J. Wildl. Manage. 57:495-502.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 1994. Final Environmental Impact Statement. The reintroduction of gray wolves to Yellowstone National Park and central Idaho. Helena, MT. 441pp.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 1993. Recovery plan for woodland caribou in the Selkirk Mountains. Portland, OR. 71 pp.
Wackenhut, M.C. 1990. Bat species overwintering in lava-tube caves in Lincoln, Gooding, Blaine, Bingham, and Butte Counties Idaho, with special reference to annual return of banded Plecotus townsendii. M.S. Thesis, Idaho St. Univ., Pocatello. 63pp.
Whitman, J.S. 1981. Ecology of the mink (Mustela vison) in west-central Idaho. M.S. Thesis, Univ. Idaho, Moscow. 101pp.
Yensen, E. 1991. Taxonomy and distribution of the Idaho ground squirrel, Spermophilus brunneus. J. Mammal. 72:583-600.
Yensen, E., D.A. Stephens, and M. Post. 1986. An additional Idaho mole record. Murrelet 67:96.