Brown desert mouse

Brown desert mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Pseudomys desertor

 

The Brown desert mouse is listed as Near Threatened (LR/nt), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the brown desert mouse
A young / baby of a brown desert mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A brown desert mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Countries
Australia

Facts about the brown desert mouse

Brown Desert Mouse or Pseudomys desertor is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Near Threatened .

nsf/Content/Desert+mouse+presumed+extinct+species+listing NPWS - Desert mouse - presumed extinct species listing: The desert mouse (Pseudomys desertor) is listed as PRESUMED EXTINCT on the schedules of the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act.

The desert mouse (Pseudomys desertor) is listed as PRESUMED EXTINCT on the schedules of the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act.

Pseudomys desertor is sometimes diurnal, possibly as a result of the time-consuming and regular foraging requirements of its folivorous diet. (Full text)

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