Ecuadoran spiny rat

Ecuadoran spiny rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Hystricognathi
Family : Echimyidae
Subfamily : Eumysopinae
Species : Proechimys gularis

 

The Ecuadoran spiny 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 Ecuadoran spiny rat
A young / baby of a Ecuadoran spiny rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Ecuadoran spiny rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Countries
Ecuador
Some facts about the
Andean spiny rat

Adult weight : 0.285 kg (0.627 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 7 years

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