Andean leaf-eared mouse

Andean leaf-eared mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Phyllotis andium


The Andean leaf-eared 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 Andean leafeared mouse
A young / baby of a Andean leafeared mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A Andean leafeared mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Ecuador and Peru

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