Mountain spiny pocket mouse
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Heteromyidae
Subfamily : Heteromyinae
Species : Heteromys oresterus
The Mountain spiny pocket mouse is listed as Near Threatened (LR/nt), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the mountain spiny pocket mouseA young / baby of a mountain spiny pocket mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A mountain spiny pocket mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Facts about the mountain spiny pocket mouse
Mountain Spiny Pocket Mouse or Heteromys oresterus is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Near Threatened .
Range and Population Heteromys oresterus is endemic to Costa Rica.More animals beginning with M