It is hard to guess what a Abrothrix andinus weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Abrothrix andinus (Chroeomys andinus) on average weights 18 grams (0.04 lbs).
The Abrothrix andinus is from the family Muridae (genus: Chroeomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 69 cm (2′ 4″).
As a reference: An average human weights in at 62 kg (137 lbs) and reaches an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). Humans spend 280 days (40 weeks) in the womb of their mother and reach around 75 years of age.
Abrothrix andinus, also known as the Andean Altiplano mouse or Andean akodont, is a species of rodent in the genus Abrothrix of family Cricetidae. It is found in the Altiplano habitat of the Andes from central Peru through Bolivia, south to Argentina and Chile.
Animals of the same family as a Abrothrix andinus
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Little native mouse with a weight of 8 grams
- Bogotá grass mouse with a weight of 13 grams
- Pallid Atlantic Forest rat with a weight of 90 grams
- Sooretamys with a weight of 100 grams
- Handleyomys intectus with a weight of 60 grams
- Louise’s spiny mouse with a weight of 20 grams
- Indomalayan pencil-tailed tree mouse with a weight of 23 grams
- Crete spiny mouse with a weight of 62 grams
- San Martín Island woodrat with a weight of 240 grams
- Northern grass mouse with a weight of 44 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Abrothrix andinus
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Chroeomys andinus:
- Broad-toothed tailless bat bringing 15 grams to the scale
- Santa Cruz mouse bringing 21 grams to the scale
- Red fruit bat bringing 21 grams to the scale
- Pocketed free-tailed bat bringing 15 grams to the scale
- Peale’s free-tailed bat bringing 18 grams to the scale
- Spotted bat bringing 16 grams to the scale
- Friendly leaf-eared mouse bringing 20 grams to the scale
- Toltec fruit-eating bat bringing 15 grams to the scale
- Egyptian free-tailed bat bringing 17 grams to the scale
- White-collared fruit bat bringing 18 grams to the scale