Southern plains woodrat

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 woodrat
A 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'.
Countries
Mexico and United States
Some facts about the
Southern plains woodrat

Adult weight : 0.236 kg (0.5192 lbs)

Female maturity :136 days

Gestation : 35 days

Weaning : 26 days

Litter size : 3

Litters per year : 2

Weight at birth : 0.012 kg (0.0264 lbs)

Weight at weaning : 0.036 kg (0.0792 lbs)

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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)

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