Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Pseudomys fumeus
The Smoky mouse is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the smoky mouseA young / baby of a smoky mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A smoky mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Facts about the smoky mouse
The smoky mouse (Pseudomys fumeus) is listed as ENDANGERED on the schedules of the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act.
USFWS Refuges on which the Smoky mouse is reported.
A significant predator of the smoky mouse is the feral pig and efforts are being made to reduce the population of feral pigs in areas where populations of smoky mice are present. (Full text)
Abstract The smoky mouse, Pseudomys fumeus, is an endangered rodent for which ecological information is lacking across much of its range. (Full text)More animals beginning with S