Silky pocket mouse

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Original source: Perognathus flavus (Silky Pocket Mouse)
Author: Bob Beatson from Tucson, Arizona

Silky pocket mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Heteromyidae
Subfamily : Perognathinae
Species : Perognathus flavus

 

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

Adult weight : 0.008 kg (0.0176 lbs)

Gestation : 26 days

Weaning : 30 days

Litter size : 4

Litters per year : 2

Body mass : 0.008 kg (0.0176 lbs)

Temperature : 34.85 °C (94.73 °F)

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

Facts about the silky pocket mouse

The silky pocket mouse, Perognathus flavus, is a small rodent native to the southwestern and west-central United States, as well as to parts of Mexico. (Full text)

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

Discussion The Silky Pocket Mouse is nocturnal.

Discussion The Silky Pocket Mouse is nocturnal. (Full text)

The silky pocket mouse is a small, delicate mammal that can be distinguished from other rodents by: 1) light yellowish to reddish-buff pelage intermixed with black hairs, 2) conspicuous pale yellowish patch of hair behind each ear that is at least twice the length of the ear, 3) soft, long, silky hair, 4) purer white underparts, 5) tail slightly darker on the dorsal surface but lacking a distinct stripe, 6) fur-lined external cheek pouches which open on each side of the mouth, and 7) grooved upper incisor teeth. (Full text)

Description: The silky pocket mouse is our smallest heteromyid. (Full text)

Description: The silky pocket mouse is a small, delicate mammal that can be distinguished from other rodents by: 1) light yellowish to reddish-buff pelage intermixed with black hairs, 2) conspicuous pale yellowish patch of hair behind each ear that is at least twice the length of the ear, 3) soft, long, silky hair, 4) white underparts, 5) tail slightly darker on the dorsal surface but lacking a distinct stripe, 6) fur-lined external cheek pouches which open on each side of the mouth, and 7) grooved upper incisor teeth. (Full text)

Comments on Distribution NEW MEXICO 1965: Silky Pocket Mouse is found in the San Andres National Wildlife Refuge (USFWS, 1965) *15*.

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"Midget the Silky Pocket Mouse is one of the smallest animals in all the Great World, so small that Whitefoot the Wood Mouse is a giant compared with him. (Full text)

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