It is hard to guess what a Melanomys robustulus weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Melanomys robustulus (Melanomys robustulus) on average weights 53 grams (0.12 lbs).
The Melanomys robustulus is from the family Muridae (genus: Melanomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 8.9 cm (0′ 4″).
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.
Melanomys robustulus, also known as the robust melanomys or robust dark rice rat, is a species of rodent in the genus Melanomys of family Cricetidae. It is found on the eastern slope of the Andes in Ecuador.
Animals of the same family as a Melanomys robustulus
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Great Balkhan mouse-like hamster with 5 babies per litter
- Bavarian pine vole with a size of 9.8 cm (0′ 4″)
- Bramble Cay melomys with a weight of 100 grams
- Pocock’s highland rat with a size of 12.8 cm (0′ 6″)
- Luzon broad-toothed rat with a weight of 268 grams
- Eastern heather vole with a weight of 27 grams
- Florida naked-tailed rat with a size of 27 cm (0′ 11″)
- Rupp’s mouse with a weight of 48 grams
- Toad mouse with a weight of 8 grams
- Beady-eyed mouse with a weight of 77 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Melanomys robustulus
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Melanomys robustulus:
- Rusty-bellied brush-furred rat bringing 62 grams to the scale
- Nephelomys levipes bringing 60 grams to the scale
- Single-striped grass mouse bringing 50 grams to the scale
- Pale-faced bat bringing 55 grams to the scale
- Balkan snow vole bringing 56 grams to the scale
- Cape short-eared gerbil bringing 54 grams to the scale
- Stuhlmann’s golden mole bringing 56 grams to the scale
- Mindomys bringing 60 grams to the scale
- Mountain tube-nosed fruit bat bringing 43 grams to the scale
- Yellow-spotted brush-furred rat bringing 57 grams to the scale