Short-nosed harvest mouse

Short-nosed harvest mouse

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Reithrodontomys brevirostris


The Short-nosed harvest 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 shortnosed harvest mouse
A young / baby of a shortnosed harvest mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A shortnosed harvest mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Costa Rica and Nicaragua

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