Animal Weight

How much does a Broad-headed spiny rat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Broad-headed spiny rat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Broad-headed spiny rat (Clyomys bishopi) on average weights 30 grams (0.07 lbs).

The Broad-headed spiny rat is from the family Echimyidae (genus: Clyomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 10.9 cm (0′ 5″).

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.

The broad-headed spiny rat (Clyomys laticeps) is a spiny rat species from South America. The etymology of the species name is the Latin word laticeps meaning “wide-headed”.

Animals of the same family as a Broad-headed spiny rat

We found other animals of the Echimyidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Broad-headed spiny rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Clyomys bishopi: