Osgood's mouse

Osgood's mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Peromyscus gratus


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

Facts about the Osgood's mouse

Regardless of the vegetation, Osgood's mouse is usually associated with rocky areas.

Similar Species Osgood's Mouse is essentially identical but differs genetically. (Full text)

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