Great Basin pocket mouse

Great Basin pocket mouse

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

 

The Great basin pocket mouse 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 Great Basin pocket mouse
A young / baby of a Great Basin pocket mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Great Basin pocket mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Countries
Canada and United States
Some facts about the
Great Basin pocket mouse

Adult weight : 0.02 kg (0.044 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 6 years

Female maturity :100 days

Gestation : 24 days

Weaning : 23 days

Litter size : 5

Litters per year : 2

Weight at birth : 0.002 kg (0.0044 lbs)

Body mass : 0.019 kg (0.0418 lbs)

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Facts about the Great Basin pocket mouse

THE GREAT BASIN POCKET MOUSE, PEROGNATHUS PARVUS, IS WELL ADAPTED TO LIVING IN OFTEN HOT, DRY CONDITIONS. (Full text)

The Great Basin Pocket Mouse is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)

TAXONOMY : The scientific name of the Great Basin pocket mouse is Perognathus parvus (Peale). (Full text)

Description: The Great Basin pocket mouse is slightly larger than the “Little pocket mouse”. (Full text)

The Great Basin pocket mouse is the largest member of the genus Perognathus.

Range in Colorado: The Great Basin pocket mouse is known from only a few specimens collected in Browns Park in northern Moffat County (Bogan et al. (Full text)

Great basin pocket mouse is mainly granivorous, but seasonally will eat green vegetation and insects.

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