Mearns's grasshopper mouse

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Mearns's grasshopper mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Onychomys arenicola

 

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

Facts about the Mearns's grasshopper mouse

1996: Onychomys arenicola is uncommon within the White Sands Missile Range.

Mearns's Grasshopper Mouse or Onychomys arenicola is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern . (Full text)

The Mearns's Grasshopper Mouse is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)

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