Chaco marsh rat
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Holochilus chacarius
The Chaco marsh 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 Chaco marsh ratA young / baby of a Chaco marsh rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Chaco marsh rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Facts about the Chaco marsh rat
Holochilus chacarius is found in Paraguay and northeastern Argentina, generally in wet, seasonally .
Holochilus chacarius is found in Paraguay and northeastern Argentina, generally in wet, seasonally wet, or semiaquatic habitats. (Full text)More animals beginning with C