Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Class Mammalia > Subclass Eutheria > Order Rodentia > Suborder Sciurognathi > Family Muridae > Genus Mus

Mus musculus Linnaeus, 1758

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

MusLinnaeus, 1766accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: miu i shtëpisë sources: DHORA, DH. 2008: Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Danish: Husmus sources: danish PESI focal point
 English-United States: House Mouse sources: Charles Hussey
 German: Hausmaus sources: Germany PESI focal point
 Israel (Hebrew): עכבר מצוי, עכבר בית sources: Hebrew PESI focal point
 Lithuanian: naminė pelė sources: Lithuanian PESI focal point
 Norwegian Bokmål: husmus sources: Systema Naturae, 10th ed., 1:62
 Norwegian Nynorsk: husmus sources: Systema Naturae, 10th ed., 1:62
 Russian: мышь домо́вая sources: Russian PESI focal point
 Slovenian: belosiva hišna miš sources: Slovenian PESI focal point
 Spanish, Castillian: Ratón doméstico sources: spanish PESI focal point
 Swedish: husmus
 Turkish: Ev faresi sources: Turkish PESI focal point
 Ukrainian: Домашня миша; домова миша; Миша звичайна; Миша хатня; хатня миша sources: Ukranian PESI focal point
 Welsh: llygoden fach



External Links



Prof. Dr Wieslaw Bogdanowicz. Mus musculus Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=305687




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