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Table 1 Details of the ancient murid samples analysed in this study

From: Ancient mitochondrial DNA connects house mice in the British Isles to trade across Europe over three millennia

Specimen Location Period mtDNA Species ID Total length (bp) Morphological ID
OG01 Potterne, Wiltshire LBA/EIA Mus musculus domesticus 74 Mus spp.
OG02 Potterne, Wiltshire LBA/EIA Mus musculus domesticus 772 Mus spp.
OG03 Potterne, Wiltshire LBA/EIA Mus musculus domesticus 576 Apodemus spp.?
OG04 Potterne, Wiltshire LBA/EIA Mus musculus domesticus 772 Mus spp./Apodemus spp.?
OG05 Potterne, Wiltshire LBA/EIA no amplification products –- Mus spp./Apodemus spp.?
OG06 Potterne, Wiltshire LBA/EIA Apodemus sylvaticus 304 Apodemus spp.
OG07 Potterne, Wiltshire LBA/EIA Mus musculus domesticus 744 Mus spp./Apodemus spp.?
OG08 Battlesbury Bowl, Wiltshire EIA/MIA Mus musculus domesticus 772 Mus spp.?
OG09 Battlesbury Bowl, Wiltshire EIA/MIA Mus musculus domesticus 744 Mus spp./Apodemus spp.?
OG10 Battlesbury Bowl, Wiltshire EIA/MIA Mus musculus domesticus 354 Mus spp.?
OG11 Battlesbury Bowl, Wiltshire EIA/MIA no amplification products –- Mus spp.?
OG12 Battlesbury Bowl, Wiltshire EIA/MIA Apodemus flavicolis 259 Apodemus spp.
OG13 North West Farm, Dorset BA? Apodemus sylvaticus 255 Apodemus spp.
OG14 North West Farm, Dorset BA? No amplification products Apodemus spp.
OG15 Druce Farm, Dorset Roman Period Apodemus sylvaticus 131 Apodemus spp.
OG16 Druce Farm, Dorset Roman Period Apodemus sylvaticus 104 Mus spp./Apodemus spp.?
  1. BA? possible Bronze Age, LBA late bronze age, EIA EARLY IRON AGE, MIA middle iron age