Plains harvest mouse

Plains harvest mouse

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

 

The Plains 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 plains harvest mouse
A young / baby of a plains harvest mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A plains harvest mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Countries
Mexico and United States

Facts about the plains harvest mouse

1990: Plains harvest mouse is found in the Maxwell National Wildlife Refuge (Maxwell NWR, 1990) *13*.

The plains harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys montanus) is found throughout the Great Plains but becomes progressively rare southward into Arkansas.

The Plains Harvest Mouse is from the order Rodentia . (Full text)

Plains Harvest Mouse Reithrodontomys montanusHabitat: The plains harvest mouse is a species of semiarid grasslands in the central and southern Great Plains. (Full text)

Description: The plains harvest mouse is a very small, delicate mammal with pale dull brown upperparts, and yellowish gray and white underparts. (Full text)

The Plains Harvest Mouse is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)

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