Mus musculus

Mus musculus

Mus musculus

(House Mouse)

FAMILY

Muridae

Species

Mus musculus

Common name

House Mouse

Main colour; body size

Grey-brown; to 7.5 cm

Mature weight

15 g

Scat shape, size

Pointed at one end, 5 x 2 mm

Location

Cairns, Townsville

Description

This introduced mouse is usually nocturnal, commonly seen around buildings or under garden fixtures. Tail is about 8 cm long.