British Mammal Skulls


The Skulls

This page will be constantly under construction. At present there aren't many mammals listed here, but when those missing specimens become a part of my collection, they will be added to the website so watch this space! Admittedly my photography skills are terrible. Hopefully ,with practise, I will improve then the images on this website can be replaced!

This list is arranged in alphabetical order according to common English names

click on the animal name to see the pictures

(please note that this is not a complete list of British mammals)

English Name Scientific Name Order Dental Formula
Badger Meles meles carnivora I=3/3 C=1/1 P=3/4 M=1/2
Cat (domestic) Felis catus carnivora I=3/3 C=1/1 P=3/2 M=1/1
Cat (European wild) Felis silvestris carnivora I=3/3 C=1/1 P=3/2 M=1/1
Cow Bos taurus artiodactyla I=3/3 C=1/1 P=3/3 M=3/3
Dog (domestic) Canis familiaris carnivora I=3/3 C=1/1 P=4/4 M=2/3
Fox (red) Vulpes vulpes carnivora I=3/3 C=1/1 P=4/4 M=2/3
Hedgehog Erinaceus europaeus insectivora I=3/2 C=1/1 P=3/2 M=3/3
Horse Equus caballus perrisodactyla (male) I=3/3 C=1/1 P=3/3 M=3
(female) I=3/3 C=0/0 P=3/3 M=3/3
Mole Talpa europaea insectivora I=3/3 C=1/1 P=4/4 M=3/3
Mouse (House) Mus musculus rodentia I=1/1 C=0/0 P=0/0 M=3/3
Pig Sus scrofa artiodactyla I=3/3 C=1/1 P=4/4 M=3/3
Porpoise (common) Phocoena phocoena cetacea N/A
Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus lagomorpha I=1(1)/1 C=0/0 P=3/2 M=3/3
Rat (brown/common/sewer) Rattus norvegicus rodentia I=1/1 C=0/0 P=0/0 M=3/3
Sheep Ovis aries artiodactyla I=3/3 C=1/1 P=3/3 M=3/3
Squirrel (grey) Sciurus carolinensis rodentia I=1/1 C=0/0 P=2/1 M=3/3
Squirrel (red) Sciurus vulgaris rodentia I=1/1 C=0/0 P=2/1 M=3/3
Vole (field) Microtus agrestis rodentia I=1/1 C=0/0 P=0/0 M=3/3
Weasel Mustela nivalis carnivora I=3/3 C=1/1 P=3/3 M=1/2

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