Black-eared rice rat

Black-eared rice rat

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


Keywords: black

The Black-eared rice rat is listed as Data Deficient (DD), inadequate information to make a direct, or indirect, assessment of its risk of extinction, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the blackeared rice rat
A young / baby of a blackeared rice rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A blackeared rice rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Mexico and Peru

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