Armored rat

Armored rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Hystricognathi
Family : Echimyidae
Subfamily : Eumysopinae
Species : Hoplomys gymnurus

 

The Armored rat is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the armored rat
A young / baby of a armored rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A armored rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Some facts about the
Armored rat

Adult weight : 0.504 kg (1.1088 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 7 years

Litter size : 2

Weight at birth : 0.024 kg (0.0528 lbs)

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