Fernandina Galapagos mouse

Fernandina Galapagos mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Nesoryzomys fernandinae

 

The Fernandina galapagos mouse, fernandina rice rat is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Fernandina Galapagos mouse
A young / baby of a Fernandina Galapagos mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Fernandina Galapagos mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Countries
Ecuador
Fernandina Galapagos mouse habitats
Shrubland and Subtropical / Tropical Dry Shrubland

Facts about the Fernandina Galapagos mouse

Range and Population Nesoryzomys fernandinae is endemic to Fernandina island in the Galápagos archipelago.

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