Bishop's fossorial spiny rat

Bishop's fossorial spiny rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Hystricognathi
Family : Echimyidae
Subfamily : Eumysopinae
Species : Clyomys bishopi

 

The Bishop's fossorial spiny rat is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Bishop
A young / baby of a Bishop is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Bishop group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Countries
Brazil
Bishop's fossorial spiny rat habitats
Forest and Subtropical / Tropical Moist Lowland

Facts about the Bishop's fossorial spiny rat

Bishop's Fossorial Spiny Rat is a herbivore. (Full text)

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