It is hard to guess what a Guatemalan vole weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Guatemalan vole (Microtus guatemalensis) on average weights 42 grams (0.09 lbs).
The Guatemalan vole is from the family Muridae (genus: Microtus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 10.7 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 Guatemalan vole (Microtus guatemalensis) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found in Guatemala and Chiapas, Mexico, in montane pine-oak forest and meadow at elevations between 2600 and 3100 m above sea level. It is terrestrial and probably diurnal or crepuscular.
Animals of the same family as a Guatemalan vole
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Vinogradov’s jird with a weight of 117 grams
- Pygmy rock mouse with a weight of 20 grams
- Creek groove-toothed swamp rat with a weight of 121 grams
- Tiny fat mouse with a weight of 5 grams
- Lesser mole-rat with a weight of 189 grams
- Narrow-headed vole with 8 babies per litter
- Steppe field mouse with a weight of 20 grams
- Capricorn leaf-eared mouse with a weight of 50 grams
- Red-bellied mosaic-tailed rat with a weight of 78 grams
- Percival’s spiny mouse with a weight of 22 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Guatemalan vole
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Microtus guatemalensis:
- Prairie vole bringing 42 grams to the scale
- Rock vole bringing 39 grams to the scale
- Yellow-pine chipmunk bringing 50 grams to the scale
- Mexican spiny pocket mouse bringing 49 grams to the scale
- Smith’s vole bringing 34 grams to the scale
- Greater Wilfred’s mouse bringing 46 grams to the scale
- Jamaican fruit bat bringing 42 grams to the scale
- Winkelmann’s mouse bringing 40 grams to the scale
- Yellow-sided opossum bringing 45 grams to the scale
- Andean big-eared mouse bringing 38 grams to the scale