Mexican harvest mouse

Mexican harvest mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Reithrodontomys mexicanus

 

The Mexican harvest 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 Mexican harvest mouse
A young / baby of a Mexican harvest mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Mexican harvest mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.

Facts about the Mexican harvest mouse

Mexican Harvest Mouse or Reithrodontomys mexicanus is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

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