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Northern Grasshopper Mouse Onychomys leucogaster


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Northern Grasshopper Mouse
credit: Necrophorus

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Family: Muridae, Mice and Rats view all from this family

Description Large grasshopper mouse with relatively short tail. Back may be grayish or cinnamon-buff; underside is white. Tail tip may be white.

Dimensions 120-190mm, 30-60mm, 25-50g

Habitat Deserts, Grasslands & prairies

Range Plains, Rocky Mountains, Southwest, Texas, California, Northwest

Discussion Found in arid and semiarid habitats throughout western North American shrub steppes and grasslands.