Original source: Distribution of the murine rodent genus Parahydromys on New Guinea based on Image:New guinea named.PNG.
Coarse-haired water rat
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Parahydromys asper
The Coarse-haired water 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 coarsehaired water ratA young / baby of a coarsehaired water rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A coarsehaired water rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
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