Animal Weight

How much does a Lowland mosaic-tailed rat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Lowland mosaic-tailed rat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Lowland mosaic-tailed rat (Melomys platyops) on average weights 85 grams (0.19 lbs).

The Lowland mosaic-tailed rat is from the family Muridae (genus: Melomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 12.8 cm (0′ 6″). Usually, Lowland mosaic-tailed rats have 1 babies per litter.

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 lowland mosaic-tailed rat (Paramelomys platyops) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.It is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.

Animals of the same family as a Lowland mosaic-tailed rat

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Lowland mosaic-tailed rat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Melomys platyops:

Animals with the same size as a Lowland mosaic-tailed rat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Lowland mosaic-tailed rat:

Animals with the same litter size as a Lowland mosaic-tailed rat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Lowland mosaic-tailed rat: