Guinea multimammate mouse

Guinea multimammate mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Mastomys erythroleucus

 

The Guinea multimammate mouse is listed as Least Concern. 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 Guinea multimammate mouse
A young / baby of a Guinea multimammate mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Guinea multimammate mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Some facts about the
Guinea multimammate mouse

Adult weight : 0.038 kg (0.0836 lbs)

Female maturity :137 days

Gestation : 21 days

Litter size : 7

Weight at weaning : 0.023 kg (0.0506 lbs)

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

Facts about the Guinea multimammate mouse

Only one species (Mastomys erythroleucus) is present in all parts of the country.

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