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Mus (house mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Muridae

Taxonomy
Mus was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant. Its type is Mus musculus. It is the type genus of Muridae, Murinae.

It was assigned to Glires by Linnaeus (1758); to Murina by Illiger (1811) and Gray (1825); to Murinae by Ruedas and Kirsch (1997); and to Muridae by McKenna and Bell (1997) and Burney et al. (2008).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Mus Linnaeus p. 59
1811Mus Illiger p. 85
1825Mus Gray p. 341
1837Leggada Gray p. 586
1997Mus McKenna and Bell
1997Mus Ruedas and Kirsch
2008Mus Burney et al. p. 19

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
orderRodentia
infraorderMyodontaSchaub 1958
superfamilyMuroideaIlliger 1811
Eumuroida
familyMuridaeIlliger 1811
subfamilyMurinae
genusMus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available