Striped Atlantic forest rat

Striped Atlantic forest rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Delomys dorsalis


The Striped atlantic forest rat 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 striped Atlantic forest rat
A young / baby of a striped Atlantic forest rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A striped Atlantic forest rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Argentina and Brazil

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