San Diego pocket mouse

San Diego pocket mouse

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


The San diego 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 San Diego pocket mouse
A young / baby of a San Diego pocket mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A San Diego pocket mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Mexico and United States
Some facts about the
San Diego pocket mouse

Adult weight : 0.019 kg (0.0418 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 8 years

Female maturity :166 days

Male maturity : 166 days

Gestation : 25 days

Litter size : 3

Litters per year : 1

Body mass : 0.02 kg (0.044 lbs)

Temperature : 32.85 °C (91.13 °F)

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Facts about the San Diego pocket mouse

Chaetodipus fallax is generally the numerically dominant small rodent that we trap. (Full text)

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

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