Armored spiny rat

Armored spiny rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Hystricognathi
Family : Echimyidae
Subfamily : Echimyinae
Species : Makalata armata


Keywords: nocturnal

The Armored spiny rat 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 armored spiny rat
A young / baby of a armored spiny rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A armored spiny rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
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Armored spiny rat

Adult weight : 0.276 kg (0.6072 lbs)

Litter size : 1

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