Nelson's pocket mouse

Nelson's pocket mouse

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


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

Adult weight : 0.014 kg (0.0308 lbs)

Gestation : 30 days

Litter size : 4

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Facts about the Nelson's pocket mouse

Comments on Recommended Management Practices 1994 -- In order to highlight the presence of this species and help guard against potentially adverse management actions, Nelson's pocket mouse is recommended for inclusion on the Group 4 "of concern" list (NMDGF, 1994) *13*.

The Nelson's Pocket Mouse is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)

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