Marmoset rat

Marmoset rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Hapalomys longicaudatus


The Marmoset rat is listed as Near Threatened (LR/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 marmoset rat
A young / baby of a marmoset rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A marmoset rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Burma, Malaysia and Thailand
Marmoset rat habitats
Forest and Subtropical / Tropical Dry forest

Facts about the marmoset rat

Marmoset Rat This singular species, known as the marmoset rat, is dependent on a specific species of bamboo.

Marmoset rats are rare, found primarily in Indo-China.

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