Magdalena spiny rat

Magdalena spiny rat

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

 

The Magdalena 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 Magdalena spiny rat
A young / baby of a Magdalena spiny rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Magdalena spiny rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Countries
Colombia

Facts about the Magdalena spiny rat

Magdalena Spiny Rat or Proechimys magdalenae is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

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