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Mus (Mus)  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 970550

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subgenus  
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderRodentia Bowdich, 1821 – esquilo, preá, rato, roedor, rongeurs, rodents  
                                  SuborderMyomorpha Brandt, 1855 – Rats, souris, Mice, Rats, Voles, Gerbils, Hamsters, Lemmings  
                                     SuperfamilyMuroidea Illiger, 1811  
                                        FamilyMuridae Illiger, 1811 – campagnols, rats, souris, mice, rats, voles  
                                           SubfamilyMurinae Illiger, 1811 – Old World rats, Old World mice  
                                              GenusMus Linnaeus, 1758 – House Mice, Old World Mice  
                                                 SubgenusMus (Mus) Linnaeus, 1758  
    Direct Children:  
                                                    Species Mus booduga (Gray, 1837) – Little Indian Field Mouse 
                                                    Species Mus caroli Bonhote, 1902 – Ryukyu Mouse 
                                                    Species Mus cervicolor Hodgson, 1845 – Fawn-colored Mouse 
                                                    Species Mus cookii Ryley, 1914 – Cook's Mouse 
                                                    Species Mus famulus Bonhote, 1898 – Servant Mouse 
                                                    Species Mus fragilicauda Auffray, Orth, Catalan, Gonzalez, Desmarais and Bonhomme, 2003 – Sheath-Tailed Mouse 
                                                    Species Mus macedonicus Petrov and Ruzic, 1983 – Macedonian Mouse 
                                                    Species Mus musculus Linnaeus, 1758 – souris commune, House Mouse 
                                                    Species Mus nitidulus Blyth, 1859  
                                                    Species Mus spicilegus Petényi, 1882 – Mound-building Mouse 
                                                    Species Mus spretus Lataste, 1883 – Western Mediterranean Mouse 
                                                    Species Mus terricolor Blyth, 1851 – Earth-Colored mouse 

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Musser, Guy G., and Michael D. Carleton / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Superfamily Muroidea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vol. 2   
  Page(s): 894-1531   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Reference for: Mus (Mus)   

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