Animal Weight

How much does a Lesser Wilfred’s mouse weight?

It is hard to guess what a Lesser Wilfred’s mouse weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Lesser Wilfred’s mouse (Wilfredomys pictipes) on average weights 22 grams (0.05 lbs).

The Lesser Wilfred’s mouse is from the family Muridae (genus: Wilfredomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 37.5 cm (1′ 3″).

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 lesser Wilfred’s mouse (Juliomys pictipes) is a species of South American rodents of the family Cricetidae. It was first described by Wilfred H. Osgood under the name Thomasomys pictipes, then into the genus Wilfredomys, and now known as Juliomys pictipes. The lesser Wilfred’s mouse is endemic to northeastern Argentina and southeastern Brazil. Its physical appearance ranges from dark brown to light orange coloration and the typical size is small to medium. This species is arboreal, spending most of its time trees and living in the local forests at altitudes from sea level to 2000 m. Currently, this species is listed as Least Concern by the IUCN, but, threats include livestock farming, ranching, and wood harvesting.

Animals of the same family as a Lesser Wilfred’s mouse

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Lesser Wilfred’s mouse

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Wilfredomys pictipes: