7 Most Common Types of Mice You’ll Find in Your House

House Mouse (Mus musculus): The house mouse is one of the most prevalent mouse species found in homes worldwide.

Deer Mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus): Deer mice are slightly larger than house mice and are typically brown with white bellies.

Field Mouse (Apodemus agrarius): Field mice are similar in appearance to house mice but may have a more reddish-brown or gray coloration.

White-Footed Mouse (Peromyscus leucopus): These mice are usually brown with white feet and undersides.

Wood Mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus): Wood mice are typically brown with a slightly tufted tail.

Vole (Microtus spp.): While voles are not true mice, they are similar in appearance and often mistaken for them.