California pocket mouse

California pocket mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Heteromyidae
Subfamily : Perognathinae
Species : Chaetodipus californicus

 

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

Facts about the California pocket mouse

The California Pocket Mouse is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)

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