New Guinean jumping mouse

New Guinean jumping mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Lorentzimys nouhuysi

 

The New guinean jumping mouse 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 New Guinean jumping mouse
A young / baby of a New Guinean jumping mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A New Guinean jumping mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.

Facts about the New Guinean jumping mouse

New Guinean Jumping Mouse or Lorentzimys nouhuysi is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

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