Arid thicket rat

Arid thicket rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Grammomys aridulus


The Arid thicket rat is listed as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the arid thicket rat
A young / baby of a arid thicket rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A arid thicket rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Arid thicket rat habitats
Shrubland and Subtropical / Tropical Dry Shrubland

Facts about the arid thicket rat

In mammals, the rat species Grammomys aridulus is near-endemic to the Jebel Marra portion of the ecoregion, and nearby lower areas. (Full text)

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