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Neotoma cinerea (Ord, 1815)
Bushy-Tailed Woodrat


© Ian Gardiner     (Photo ID #6033)


Distribution of Neotoma cinerea in British Columbia.
Source: Map courtesy of David Nagorsen


Bushy-tailed woodrats can be identified by their large, rounded ears, and their long, bushy tails. They are usually brown, peppered with black hairs above with a white underside and feet.

Status Information

Origin StatusProvincial StatusBC List
(Red Blue List)
NativeS5YellowNot Listed

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Species References

Nagorsen, David W. 2005. Rodents and Lagomorphs of British Columbia. Royal BC Museum Handbook. Royal BC Museum, Victoria.