It is hard to guess what a Neacomys spinosus weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Neacomys spinosus (Neacomys spinosus) on average weights 19 grams (0.04 lbs).
The Neacomys spinosus is from the family Muridae (genus: Neacomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 38.8 cm (1′ 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.
Neacomys spinosus, also known as the common neacomys, common bristly mouse, or bristly mouse, is a nocturnal rodent species from South America in the genus Neacomys. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru, where it often lives in transition areas between lowland forest and open regions. Its diet consists of insects, seeds and fruit.
Animals of the same family as a Neacomys spinosus
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Malayan field rat with a weight of 119 grams
- Oligoryzomys microtis with a weight of 22 grams
- Banana climbing mouse with 2 babies per litter
- Irenomys with a weight of 43 grams
- Eastern broad-toothed field mouse with a weight of 43 grams
- Coues’s climbing mouse with a weight of 89 grams
- Stephen’s woodrat with a weight of 149 grams
- Tawitawi forest rat with a size of 19 cm (0′ 8″)
- Broad-footed climbing mouse with a weight of 57 grams
- Large mosaic-tailed rat with a weight of 209 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Neacomys spinosus
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Neacomys spinosus:
- Santa Cruz mouse bringing 21 grams to the scale
- Japanese shrew mole bringing 18 grams to the scale
- Mottled-tailed shrew mouse bringing 18 grams to the scale
- San Diego pocket mouse bringing 19 grams to the scale
- Eastern shrew mouse bringing 16 grams to the scale
- Hill’s sheath-tailed bat bringing 22 grams to the scale
- White-bellied yellow bat bringing 20 grams to the scale
- Bonda mastiff bat bringing 17 grams to the scale
- Notiomys bringing 21 grams to the scale
- Buffy flower bat bringing 16 grams to the scale