Mammal Details

Round-tailed Muskrat

Common Name 
Round-tailed Muskrat
Order
Rodentia
Family
Cricetidae
Species Name 
Neofiber alleni
Status 
Lower Risk
States 
Florida, Georgia
  • Distribution
  • Notes

Round-tailed Muskrat Distribution

Most of peninsular Florida, extralimitally in extreme SE Georgia and Florida panhandle

Crepuscular or nocturnal. Less aquatic than Common Muskrat, but swims well and takes to water if alarmed. Lives in grassy marshes, salt savannahs and wet agricultural areas.