Rock pocket mouse

Rock pocket mouse

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

 

Keywords: nocturnal , tail , black

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

Facts about the rock pocket mouse

Rock Pocket Mouse is smaller and has weak spines or bristles on rump. (Full text)

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

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