Inhabits a variety of arctic and alpine tundra as well as forests, shrub, bog, and marsh habitats within the taiga and lower elevations and latitudes (Banfield 1974, MacDonald 1980, Nagorsen 1996).
Banfield, A. W. F. 1974. The mammals of Canada. University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada. 438 pp.
MacDonald, S. O. 1980. Habitats of small mammals and birds: Evaluating the effects of agricultural development in the Delta Junction area, Alaska. Unpublished report for the State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Lands and Water Management, Fairbanks.
Nagorsen, D.W. 1996. Opossums, shrews and moles of British Columbia. Royal British Columbia Museum Handbook. UCB Press, Vancouver BC. 149 pp.