Southern plains woodrat
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Neotoma micropus
The Southern plains woodrat 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 southern plains woodratA young / baby of a southern plains woodrat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A southern plains woodrat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Facts about the southern plains woodrat
1990: One subspecies of southern plains wood rat is recognized in New Mexico: N.
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BARREN LANDYr-RndImportant45 Comments on Gap Analysis Habitat Associations Southern Plains woodrats are typical of Plains-Mesa Grasslands in New Mexico (Frey and Yates, 1996) *45*.
Comments on General Habitat Associations Neotoma micropus is a grassland species that is often found far from rocky habitats.
Southern Plains Woodrat is a 'pest' (an unwanted organism) that can be controlled through the use of pesticides.
Southern plains woodrats are little grey masters of building.
ABSTRACT- The southern plains woodrat is a large gray rat found from northern Mexico through Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado and New Mexico. (Full text)
Southern Plains Woodrat Neotoma micropusHabitat: The southern plains woodrat is associated with a variety of semiarid and desert grassland environments including shrub- and cactus-grasslands of the Southern Great Plains. (Full text)
Collectively, the results indicate that the southern plains woodrat is a principal host of WWA virus in southern Texas. (Full text)
Southern plains woodratSouthern plains woodrats are little grey masters of building. (Full text)
Discussion The Southern Plains Woodrat is a vegetarian, obtaining all the water it needs from succulent plants. (Full text)
The Southern Plains Woodrat is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)More animals beginning with S