White-tailed mouse

White-tailed mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Mystromyinae
Species : Mystromys albicaudatus

 

Keywords: white , pouch

The White-tailed mouse, white-tailed rat is listed as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the whitetailed mouse
A young / baby of a whitetailed mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A whitetailed mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Countries
Lesotho and South Africa
Some facts about the
White-tailed mouse

Adult weight : 0.106 kg (0.2332 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 6 years

Female maturity :109 days

Gestation : 38 days

Weaning : 32 days

Litter size : 3

Interval between litters : 36 days

Weight at birth : 0.007 kg (0.0154 lbs)

Weight at weaning : 0.04 kg (0.088 lbs)

Basal metabolic rate : 1 W

Body mass : 0.094 kg (0.2068 lbs)

Temperature : 32.85 °C (91.13 °F)

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Facts about the white-tailed mouse

The White-tailed Rat, Mystromys albicaudatus, also known as the white-tailed mouse, is the only . (Full text)

(Smith, 1834) The White-tailed Rat, Mystromys albicaudatus, also known as the white-tailed mouse, is the only member of the subfamily Mystromyinae in the family Nesomyidae. (Full text)

The icerat (Otomys slogetti) is the only mammal endemic to Lesotho, whilst the white-tailed rat (Mystromys albicaudatus) is the only red data mammal in Lesotho. (Full text)

Species |- | Mystromys albicaudatus |} The white-tailed rat, Mystromys albicaudatus, also known as the white-tailed mouse, is the only member of the subfamily Mystromyinae in the family Nesomyidae. (Full text)

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