San Joaquin pocket mouse
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Heteromyidae
Subfamily : Perognathinae
Species : Perognathus inornatus
The San joaquin 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 Joaquin pocket mouseA young / baby of a San Joaquin pocket mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A San Joaquin pocket mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Facts about the San Joaquin pocket mouse
The San Joaquin Pocket Mouse is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)
California Department of Fish and Game "Special Animal" Life History The San Joaquin pocket mouse is a small buff-orange colored mouse with a sprinkling of (Full text)
The San Joaquin pocket mouse is probably affected much more severely by rodenticides than are the target species.
The San Joaquin pocket mouse is generally recognized as a species of the Central Valley that requires fine-textured, friable soils and prefers areas with grasses, forbs, or shrubs.More animals beginning with S