Mus musculus Linnaeus 1758 (house mouse)

Mammalia - Rodentia - Muridae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Mus according to O. Thomas 1911

See also Linnaeus 1758

Sister taxa: Mus alexandrinus, Mus hipparionum, Leggada tenella

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections), the Bahamas (1), China (1), Ecuador (3), Israel (2), Madagascar (2), Morocco (1), New Caledonia (1), New Zealand (1), Panama (1), Romania (1)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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