Drylands vesper mouse
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Calomys musculinus
The Drylands vesper 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 drylands vesper mouseA young / baby of a drylands vesper mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A drylands vesper mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Facts about the drylands vesper mouse
(10) field studies have been made indicating that Calomys musculinus is a natural host for Junin virus, exhibiting persistent viraemia with virus excretion in urine and saliva, without disease symptoms.
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