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Table 1 Small mammal species recorded and their ranges in the Yosemite transect, and observed elevation range dynamics from occupancy modelling from Moritz et al. (2008; note that some species names have changed since this publication)

From: The relative influence of change in habitat and climate on elevation range limits in small mammals in Yosemite National Park, California, U.S.A.

  Species Elevation category Sample size Historic Range (m) Modern Range (m) ΔRange (m) Significance of change
Golden-mantled ground squirrel Callospermophilus lateralis High H: n = 19; M: n = 35 1647 to 3161 1951 to 3255 −210 Contract
Lodgepole chipmunk Tamias speciosus High H: n = 37; M: n = 46 1878 to 3281 1881 to 3255 −30 No shift
Western jumping mouse Zapus princeps High H: n = 18; M: n = 27 1251 to 3281 1424 to 3131 −323 Contract
Long-tailed vole Microtus longicaudus Low-High H: n = 28; M: n = 55 583 to 3281 1227 to 3255 −670 Contract
Brush mouse Peromyscus boylii Low H: n = 19; M: n = 33 251 to 2464 57 to 2495 224 No shift
Deer mouse Peromyscus maniculatus Low-High H: n = 34; M: n = 97 52 to 3281 50 to 3255 −25 No shift
California ground squirrel Otospermophilus beecheyi Low H: n = 16; M: n = 17 52 to 2632 57 to 2784 147 No shift
Western harvest mouse Reithrodontomys megalotis Low H: n = 15; M: n = 17 52 to 1068 57 to 1016 −57 No shift
  1. Occupancy modelling based prediction of range expansions and contractions were considered the “true” range shifts. “H” and “M” indicate the historic (1911–1940) and modern (1971–2010) time periods. Sample size denotes the number of presences for each time period used to train the SDMs