Gerbil mouse

Gerbil mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Dendromurinae
Species : Malacothrix typica


The Gerbil mouse is listed as Least Concern. 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 gerbil mouse
A young / baby of a gerbil mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A gerbil mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.

Facts about the gerbil mouse

About the gerbil, Mouse is her name, my cat’s name is Turtle.

Gerbil Mouse or Malacothrix typica is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

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