Mammal Mus musculus (House Mouse)

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Scientific Name: Mus musculus

Common Name: House Mouse

Sub-class: Theria: Infraclass; Eutheria

Family: Muridae

Other Names: Mouse

Distribution: All Aust states. Domesticated and naturalised.

Habitat: Wherever suitable food is found, cities, grain growing areas, bushland etc.

Field Notes: Small rodent. Tot max lenght 20cm. Tail 7 to 10cm.
Brown above, pale grey below.
May form plagues when conditions are right. Pest species.

Link: http://www.ozanimals.com/Mammal/House-Mouse/Mus/musculus.html

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