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Although the house mouse Mus musculus has been used as an important model for mammalian speciation (Geraldes et al.
The house mouse is not considered the animal host of HTNV or SEOV, but this study and recent studies (11-13) have detected both HTNV and SEOV in this rodent.
Individuals found outside cups included a sub-adult Swamp Rat Rattus lutreolus and an adult Swamp Antechinus in separate buckets in October 2006 and a House Mouse in March 2012.
Of all the rodents that can invade your home in winter, the house mouse is by far the most destructive: It can contaminate food, damage structures and spread disease.
The researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology in Plon said that this paternal imprinting accelerates the divergence of two house mouse populations and thus promotes speciation.
Key words: alien species, House Mouse, invasive species, Mus musculus, Yukon
The house mouse is the most common rodent reported in residential settings.
By contrast, the house mouse is often abundant when there is much ground cover between the rows of crops, especially of yellow foxtail (Setaria lutescens).
They include the horse, the aurochs and domestic cattle, European fallow deer, the lynx, the brown bear, the house mouse, extinct birds, land and freshwater molluscs, and insects.