Long-tailed mouse

Long-tailed mouse

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

 

Keywords: tail , white

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

Adult weight : 0.06 kg (0.132 lbs)

Female maturity :272 days

Male maturity : 270 days

Gestation : 32 days

Weaning : 30 days

Litter size : 2

Litters per year : 2

Weight at birth : 0.005 kg (0.011 lbs)

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Facts about the long-tailed mouse

html Tasmania PWS - Wildlife - Rodents: Long-tailed mouse Pseudomys higginsi Long-tailed mouse The long-tailed mouse is the only species of rodent endemic (restricted to) Tasmania.

The long-tailed mouse ( Pseudomys higginsi ) is found on the island of Tasmania and is the only species of rodent endemic to Tasmania.

The Long-tailed Mouse is the only species of rodent endemic to Tasmania. (Wiki)

Long-tailed mouse, Pseudomys higginsi The long-tailed mouse is the only species of rodent endemic (restricted to) Tasmania. (Full text)

The long-tailed mouse is the only species of rodent endemic (restricted to) Tasmania. (Full text)

Abstract The Tasmanian long-tailed mouse (Pseudomys higginsi) is more readily trapped in upland habitats (alpine and montane forest habitats) than in lowland forests in southern Tasmania. (Full text)

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