It is hard to guess what a Capricorn leaf-eared mouse weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Capricorn leaf-eared mouse (Phyllotis caprinus) on average weights 50 grams (0.11 lbs).
The Capricorn leaf-eared mouse is from the family Muridae (genus: Phyllotis). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 10.5 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 capricorn leaf-eared mouse (Phyllotis caprinus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found in Argentina and Bolivia.
Animals of the same family as a Capricorn leaf-eared mouse
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Lesser mole-rat with a weight of 189 grams
- Buxton’s jird with 5 babies per litter
- Yellow-nosed cotton rat with a weight of 122 grams
- Turkish hamster with a weight of 198 grams
- Giant bushy-tailed cloud rat with a size of 37.1 cm (1′ 3″)
- Red rock rat with a weight of 81 grams
- Southern big-eared mouse with a weight of 70 grams
- Dusky mosaic-tailed rat with a size of 15.2 cm (0′ 6″)
- Southern climbing mouse with a weight of 89 grams
- Oligoryzomys longicaudatus with a weight of 27 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Capricorn leaf-eared mouse
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Phyllotis caprinus:
- Short-tailed gymnure bringing 60 grams to the scale
- Grayish mouse opossum bringing 47 grams to the scale
- Cape short-eared gerbil bringing 54 grams to the scale
- Paramo hocicudo bringing 41 grams to the scale
- Woolley’s false antechinus bringing 43 grams to the scale
- Garlepp’s mouse bringing 59 grams to the scale
- California vole bringing 57 grams to the scale
- Common rock rat bringing 40 grams to the scale
- Lukolela swamp rat bringing 42 grams to the scale
- Southern marsupial mole bringing 56 grams to the scale