Long Tailed Fieldmouse - Apodemus sylvaticus

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Common name: Long Tailed Fieldmouse

Scientific name: Apodemus sylvaticus

Accession number: 208

Materials: Watercolour on paper

When painted: January, 1831

Inscription on reverse: "Long-tailed Field mouse. Mus sylvaticus. From two adult individuals found in the snow, one alive, the other dead, by W MacGillivray and Mr Audubon. Edinburgh, January 1831. W.McG."

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