Shortridge's mouse

Shortridge's mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Mus shortridgei


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

Facts about the Shortridge's mouse

USFWS Refuges on which the Shortridge's mouse is reported.

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