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Mus Linnaeus 1758 (house mouse)

Osteichthyes - Rodentia - Muridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 41911

Synonym: Leggada Gray 1837 (taxon 41906)

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

Parent taxon: Murinae according to L. A. Ruedas and J. A. W. Kirsch 1997

Sister taxa: Antemus, Leopoldamys, Leporillus, Maxomys, Melomys, Myomys, Niviventer, Otomyini, Potwarmus, Rattus, Sundamys

Subtaxa: Leggada tenella, Mus alexandrinus, Mus hipparionum, Mus musculus

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Type: Mus musculus

Ecology: scansorial insectivore