Pygmy rock mouse

Pygmy rock mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Petromyscinae
Species : Petromyscus collinus


The Pygmy rock mouse is listed as Least Concern. 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 pygmy rock mouse
A young / baby of a pygmy rock mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A pygmy rock mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Pygmy rock mouse habitats
Shrubland and Subtropical / Tropical Dry Shrubland

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