Lesser stick-nest rat
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Leporillus apicalis
The Lesser stick-nest rat, white-tipped stick-nest rat is listed as Extinct (EX), there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the lesser sticknest ratA young / baby of a lesser sticknest rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A lesser sticknest rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Facts about the lesser stick-nest rat
The closely related Lesser Stick-nest Rat is almost certainly extinct with the last verified sighting being in 1933.
The closely related Lesser Stick-nest Rat is almost extinct with the last sighting being in 1933.
The lesser stick-nest rat (Leporillus apicalis) is listed as PRESUMED EXTINCT on the schedules of the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act.
Unfortunately, the Lesser Stick-nest Rat is now presumed extinct.More animals beginning with L