Tawny-bellied cotton rat
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Sigmodon fulviventer
The Tawny-bellied cotton 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 tawnybellied cotton ratA young / baby of a tawnybellied cotton rat is called a 'kitten, nestling, pinkie or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A tawnybellied cotton rat group is called a 'colony, horde, pack, plague or swarm'.
Facts about the tawny-bellied cotton rat
MARSH rush/bulrush/sedge/cattailYr-RndImportant01 Comments on Gap Analysis Habitat Associations Mohlenrich (1961) concluded that the tawny-bellied cotton rat is dependent on a high percentage grass cover, and data collected in this study corroborate his findings.
MARSH rush/bulrush/sedge/cattailYr-RndImportantÃ½Casual UseÃ½ImportantÃ½ImportantÃ½ImportantÃ½Casual UseÃ½Casual UseÃ½Casual UseÃ½ImportantÃ½ImportantÃ½ImportantÃ½ImportantÃ½ImportantÃ½ImportantÃ½ImportantÃ½Casual UseÃ½Important01 999 Comments on Gap Analysis Habitat Associations Mohlenrich (1961) concluded that the tawny-bellied cotton rat is dependent on a high percentage grass cover, and data collected in this study corroborate his findings.
Sigmodon fulviventer is an animal of well-developed grassland, presently limited to southwestern New Mexico and the middle Rio Grande Valley from Socorro to Sandoval counties *01*.
Tawny-bellied Cotton Rat is tawny or buff below.
Over their limited range in Arizona and New Mexico, tawny-bellied cotton rats are found in weedy and grassy places in pinyon-juniper-live oak woodland, Mexican oak-pine woodland, and mesquite-yucca-grassland vegetation types, where their runways are hidden in the (Full text)
The tawny-bellied cotton rat is similar in appearance to two other cotton rats that occur in Texas. (Full text)
The Tawny-bellied Cotton Rat is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)More animals beginning with T