Original source: Distribution of the murine rodent genera Leptomys on New Guinea based on Image:New guinea named.PNG. From left to right: Leptomys sp. Leptomys signatus Leptomys ernstmayri Leptomys elegans Leptomys sp.
Ernst Mayr's water rat
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Leptomys ernstmayri
The Ernst mayr's water 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 Ernst MayrA young / baby of a Ernst Mayr is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Ernst Mayr group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
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