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Animals of Ernest E. Debs Park

It's not just birds we see in these hills.
Photo: USFWS

Non-bird Fauna of Ernest E. Debs Park
Updated October 2001

Butterflies

Anise Swallowtail (Papilio zelicaon)

Western TigerSwallowtail (P. rutßulus)

Cabbage White (Pierisrapae)

Common White (P.protodice)

Sara Orangetip(Anthocharis sara)

Cloudless Sulfur (Phoebis sennae)

Monarch (Danausplexippus)

Gulf Fritillary(Agraulis vanillae)

Painted Lady (Vanessacardui)

West Coast Lady(V. carye)

Red Admiral (V.atalanta)

Common Hairstreak (Strymon melinus)

Marine Blue (Leptotesmarina)

Acmon Blue (Plebejusacmon)

Fiery Skipper (Hylephilaphyleus)

Woodland Skipper (Ochlodes sylvanoides)

Umber Skipper (Paratrytonemelane)

Duskywing sp. (Erynnissp.)

Western Checkered Skipper (Pyrgus communis)

Fish

Largemouth Bass*

Bluegill*

Black Bullhead*

Amphibians

Western Toad

Black-belliedSlender-Salamander

Reptiles

Western Fence-Lizard

Western Skink

Southern Alligator-Lizard

Ringneck Snake

Gopher Snake

Mammals

Virginia Opossum*

Broad-handedMole

Little Brown Bat

Raccoon

Coyote

Striped Skunk

Eastern Fox Squirrel*

California Ground-Squirrel

Botta’s Pocket-Gopher

California Harvest Mouse

Desert Cottontail (rabbit)

* introduced intentionally into the park


Compiled by Daniel S. Cooper

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