White-eared pocket mouse
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Heteromyidae
Subfamily : Perognathinae
Species : Perognathus alticola
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 mouseA 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'.
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)More animals beginning with W