Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Murinae
Species : Rattus villosissimus
The Long-haired rat 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 longhaired ratA young / baby of a longhaired rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A longhaired rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Facts about the long-haired rat
(The Australian Long-haired Rat is one example.
Long-Haired Rat or Rattus villosissimus is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Lower Risk/Least Concern .
nsf/Content/Long-haired+rat+vulnerable+species+listing NPWS - Long-haired rat - vulnerable species listing: The long-haired rat (Rattus villosissimus) is listed as VULNERABLE on the schedules of the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act.
The long-haired rat (Rattus villosissimus) is listed as VULNERABLE on the schedules of the NSW Threatened Species Conservation Act.More animals beginning with L