Painted tree rat

Painted tree rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Hystricognathi
Family : Echimyidae
Subfamily : Echimyinae
Species : Echimys pictus


The Painted tree rat is listed as Data Deficient (DD), inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

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

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