Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Wiedomys pyrrhorhinos
The Red-nosed 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 rednosed mouseA young / baby of a rednosed mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A rednosed mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Facts about the red-nosed mouseMore animals beginning with R