Lesser stick-nest rat

Lesser stick-nest rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Leporillus apicalis

 

Keywords: white

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 rat
A 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'.
Countries
Australia
Lesser stick-nest rat habitats
Dry savanna and Savanna

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.

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