Intermediate rice rat

Intermediate rice rat

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Oryzomys intermedius

 

The Intermediate 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 intermediate rice rat
A young / baby of a intermediate rice rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A intermediate rice rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Countries
Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay

Facts about the intermediate rice rat

Intermediate Rice Rat or Oryzomys intermedius is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .

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