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Mice : House Mouse

Approximate size

Adult house mice have a body length of 7.5-10 cm (nose to base of tail) and tail length of 5-10 cm. Typically weighs 10-25 g (0.4-0.9 oz).


House mice can range from white to champagne to black. They have short hair and some sub-species have light belly. The ears and tail have little hairs.

Common places to find bug

House mice are found in and around home and commercial structures, as wll as open field and agricultural lands. Signs of mouse infestation include dropping, gnawed plastic or furniture, tracks and rodent sightings. House mice also emit musty odors. They are common in undisturbed areas such as shoeboxes and storage crates.

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