White-eared pocket mouse

White-eared pocket mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Heteromyidae
Subfamily : Perognathinae
Species : Perognathus alticola

 

Keywords: white

The White-eared 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 whiteeared pocket mouse
A young / baby of a whiteeared pocket mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A whiteeared pocket mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Countries
United States
White-eared pocket mouse habitats
Forest, Shrubland, Temperate forest and Temperate Shrubland

Facts about the white-eared pocket mouse

The White_eared Pocket Mouse is an apparently isolated allospecies of the Perognathus parvus group (Williams, 1978).

The white-eared pocket mouse is poorly known, but appears to be a scarce resident in ponderosa and Jeffrey pine habitats, and uncommon in mixed chaparral and sagebrush habitats. (Full text)

The White-eared Pocket Mouse is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)

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