Mus musculus (rodent)

Mass: 17.6 g based on Ortega-Corona et al. 1982, Layne 1958, Baglan and Catzeflis 2014, Kelt 1994, and Wang et al. 2017

Abundance: 0.03 to 83.15% (median 4.94%)

Latitudinal range: -43.4° to 59.4°

Habitats: Mediterranean woodland (3), desert/xeric shrubland (9), temperate broadleaf/mixed forest (14), temperate coniferous forest (2), temperate savanna (4), temperate wetland (4), tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest (10), tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest (13), tropical/subtropical savanna (8)

Biogeographic distribution: Indomalaya, Palearctic

Found in 67 samples

Algeria: Kehailia and Benaouali

Argentina: Estancia La Mimosa, Santa Fe City, Buenos Aires Province, Chucul

Australia: Rintoul Creek Road, Thiaki Creek Nature Refuge (pasture), Gnangara Groundwater System (pitfall traps), Big Desert, Brunswick Heads Bypass, Abydos Plain (Elliott traps, March 1990), Cape Liptrap Coastal Park, Huntly Mine (mammals), Middleback (wide deep pitfall traps), Southern Atherton Tableland, Billa Kalina Station

Bangladesh: Joydebpur

Brazil: Sertãozinho (Y10), Fazendinha Agroecológica do km 47 (Fragment A), Uberlândia, Morro do Elefante (live traps), Morro do Elefante (pitfall traps)

Chile: Asentamiento Ceres (2 June, 7:00 hours), Asentamiento Ceres (3 June)

China: Zhang County, Foping National Nature Reserve (2012), Foping National Nature Reserve (2013)

Colombia: San Marcos (urban), San Marcos (rural), Sincelejo

Costa Rica: Altura

Ethiopia: Alatish National Park (wooded grassland), Chebera Churchura National Park (grassland), Chebera Churchura National Park (agricultural field)

Germany: Grafrath

Hungary: Gemenc

India: Vellore

Indonesia: Malalayang, Kinilow, Jakarta, Melong Asihm

Iran: Zarqan County, Chabahar County

Israel: Nahal Alexander National Park (control)

Malaysia: Wang Kelian State Park (small mammals, October/November 2011)

Mexico: Molas, El Zapotal (terrestrial mammals)

Nicaragua: Siuna (mammals, allspice)

Niger: Niamey

Pakistan: Hafizabad District, Faisalabad (sugarcane)

Sweden: Albo

Syria: Yahmool Agricultural Research Station

Thailand: Bothong District

Turkey: Dicle University Campus

United States: Bob White Memorial Wetlands Research and Teaching Station, Seymour (1939, Plot A), Croatan National Forest (open canopy pine plantation), Rockefeller State Wildlife Refuge and Game Preserve, North of Madison, Memphis, Glenn Dale, Cross Bar Cooperative Management Area, Patuxent Wildlife Research Refuge, Durham County, Kemper County, Bearden

Size measurements:
♂ body mass25.0 gN = 8Ortega-Corona et al. 1982
body mass18.4 gN = 15Layne 1958
body mass14 gN = 23Baglan and Catzeflis 2014
body mass12.60 gN = 3Kelt 1994
body mass83.30 gN = 1Wang et al. 2017
body mass60.40 gN = 1Wang et al. 2017
total body length168.7 mmN = 15Layne 1958
total body length157.67 mmN = 3Kelt 1994
tail length80.8 mmN = 15Layne 1958
tail length82.67 mmN = 3Kelt 1994
hind foot length17.7 mmN = 15Layne 1958
hind foot length18.00 mmN = 3Kelt 1994
ear length14.00 mmN = 3Kelt 1994
skull length20.60 mmN = 2Kelt 1994
skull width10.53 mmN = 3Kelt 1994
upper tooth row length3.45 mmN = 3Kelt 1994
lower tooth row length3.08 mmN = 3Kelt 1994

See also Mus, Mus booduga, Mus bufo, Mus caroli, Mus cervicolor, Mus domesticus, Mus haouzi, Mus ique, Mus mahomet, Mus minutoides, Mus musculoides, Mus pahari, Mus phillipsi, Mus platythrix, Mus saxicola, Mus sp., Mus sp. 1, Mus sp. 2, Mus spp., Mus spretus, Mus tenellus, Mus terricolor, Mus triton