Torre's cave rat

Torre's cave rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Hystricognathi
Family : Echimyidae
Subfamily : Heteropsomyinae
Species : Boromys torrei


The Torre's cave rat is listed as Extinct (EX), there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Torre
A young / baby of a Torre is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Torre group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Torre's cave rat habitats
Forest and Subtropical / Tropical Moist Lowland

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