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Mus musculus molossinus

Japanese house mouse
natural hybrid of M. m. musculus and M. m. castaneus

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Laboratory mouse genome composition

M. m. domesticus (60%)
M. m. musculus (30%)
M. m. domesticus (10%)

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Mus musculus domesticus

indigenous to western Europe and southwest Asia

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Mus musculs castaneus

indigenous to southeast Asia

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Mus musculus musculus

indigenous to eastern Europe and southwest Asia