Magellanic pygmy rice rat

Magellanic pygmy rice rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Oligoryzomys magellanicus

 

The Magellanic pygmy rice 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 Magellanic pygmy rice rat
A young / baby of a Magellanic pygmy rice rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Magellanic pygmy rice rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Countries
Argentina and Chile
Magellanic pygmy rice rat habitats
Subantarctic forest

Facts about the Magellanic pygmy rice rat

Magellanic Pygmy Rice Rat or Oligoryzomys magellanicus is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

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