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 A. van de Weerd 1973

See also Linnaeus 1758, Thomas 1911 and Worthy 1997

Sister taxa: Mus alexandrinus, Mus bateae, Mus erythroleucus, Mus hipparionum, Mus minotaurus, Mus musculoides, Mus sylvaticus, Leggada tenella

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore-insectivore


• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections), the Bahamas (1), China (1), Ecuador (3), France (1), Israel (4), Madagascar (4), Morocco (1), New Caledonia (1), New Zealand (11), Panama (1), Romania (1), Spain (1)

Total: 32 collections each including a single occurrence

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