Animal Weight

How much does a Hylaeamys laticeps weight?

It is hard to guess what a Hylaeamys laticeps weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Hylaeamys laticeps (Oryzomys laticeps) on average weights 49 grams (0.11 lbs).

The Hylaeamys laticeps is from the family Cricetidae (genus: Oryzomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 15.6 cm (0′ 7″).

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.

Hylaeamys laticeps, also known as the Atlantic Forest oryzomys or the large-headed rice rat, is a species of rodent in the genus Hylaeamys of family Cricetidae.The rodent is endemic to the Atlantic Forest region of southeastern Brazil.The taxonomic history of Hylaeamys laticeps has been complex, and the name laticeps has been used for various members of the genera Cerradomys, Euryoryzomys, Transandinomys and Hylaeamys at different times. Until 2006, it was classified in the genus Oryzomys as Oryzomys laticeps. The species Oryzomys seuanezi is now a junior synonym of H. laticeps.

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Animals with the same weight as a Hylaeamys laticeps

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