Mouse-tailed spiny rat

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Mouse-tailed spiny rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Hystricognathi
Family : Echimyidae
Subfamily : Eumysopinae
Species : Proechimys myosuros

 

The Mouse-tailed 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 mousetailed spiny rat
A young / baby of a mousetailed spiny rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A mousetailed spiny rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Countries
Brazil

Facts about the mouse-tailed spiny rat

Mouse-Tailed Spiny Rat or Proechimys myosuros is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

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