Yellow-rumped leaf-eared mouse
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Phyllotis xanthopygus
The Yellow-rumped 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 yellowrumped leafeared mouseA young / baby of a yellowrumped leafeared mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A yellowrumped leafeared mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.