Animal Weight

How much does a Gerbil leaf-eared mouse weight?

It is hard to guess what a Gerbil leaf-eared mouse weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Gerbil leaf-eared mouse (Phyllotis gerbillus) on average weights 17 grams (0.04 lbs).

The Gerbil 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 gerbil leaf-eared mouse (Phyllotis gerbillus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found only in Peru.It has been discovered that P. amicus and P. gerbillius are closely related as sister species. However, P. gerbilllius belongs to the clade Phyllotis, which contains amicus, andium, and gerbellius while wolffsohni belongs to Tapecomys. Measurements of 35 P. gerbillus adults were as follows; total length of 83.2 ± 0.72 (77-96 in ); tail 78.1 ± 1.13 (62-90 in); greatest length of skull, 23.44 ± 0.09 (22.2 – 24.5 in); zygomatic breadth, 12.32 ± 0.04 (11.7 -13.0 in) and weight, 17.37 ± 0.50 (14-25). This data excluded pregnant females.

Animals of the same family as a Gerbil leaf-eared mouse

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Animals with the same weight as a Gerbil leaf-eared mouse

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