Western pebble-mound mouse

Western pebble-mound mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Pseudomys chapmani

 

The Western pebble-mound 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 western pebblemound mouse
A young / baby of a western pebblemound mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A western pebblemound mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Countries
Australia
Some facts about the
Western pebble-mound mouse

Adult weight : 0.012 kg (0.0264 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 7 years

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Facts about the western pebble-mound mouse

Conservation Status: Lower Risk/Least Concern The Western Pebble-mound Mouse is a rodent found only on the gentle rocky slopes that are common throughout the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

The Western Pebble Mound Mouse is an intriguing little animal that had biologists puzzled for decades.

The Western Pebble-mound Mouse is a rodent found only on the gentle rocky slopes that are common throughout the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

"The Western Pebble Mound Mouse is an intriguing little animal that had biologists puzzled for decades and is likely to become extinct" (Full text)

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