Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/52622

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Rodentia
Family:Cricetidae
Genus:Neotoma
Genus species:Neotoma sp.

Animal Characteristics

Identification:The woodrat has dark buff upperparts and is a paler buff color below.
Habitat:Varies widely
Diet:widely varies
Reproduction:The gestation period is 20-50 days long. Woodrats rarely live longer than one year in the wild.
Behavior:Woodrats live among rocks or in burrows.
Status:No special status
Interesting Facts:There are 19 known species of woodrat. They are also called packrats because of their habit of collecting sticks and debris to build mounds near their nests.

Other Information

Geographic:Central North America
Southern North America
Date:1965-06 Subjects:rodent
Woodrat (unidentified)
Neotoma
Wood rats
Muridae
Mice
Rodents
Mammals
Vertebrates
Chordata
Primo Record:https://colostate-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?vid=01COLSU&docid=01COLSU_DSPACE10217/52622