Northern rock mouse

Northern rock mouse

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


The Northern rock 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 northern rock mouse
A young / baby of a northern rock mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A northern rock mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Mexico and United States

Facts about the northern rock mouse

The northern rock mouse, Peromyscus nasutus, is a fairly nondescript mouse native to parts of the southwestern United States. (Full text)

Northern Rock Mouse is more brownish, with longer tail. (Full text)

The Northern Rock Mouse is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)

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