Animal Weight

How much does a Nectomys squamipes weight?

It is hard to guess what a Nectomys squamipes weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Nectomys squamipes (Nectomys squamipes) on average weights 185 grams (0.41 lbs).

The Nectomys squamipes is from the family Muridae (genus: Nectomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 18.2 cm (0′ 8″). Usually, Nectomys squamipess have 4 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.

Nectomys squamipes, also known as the Atlantic Forest nectomys, South American water rat, or scaly-footed water rat, is a semiaquatic insectivorous rodent species. It is from Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay — found primarily near forest rivers and streams in the Atlantic Forest ecoregion.

Animals of the same family as a Nectomys squamipes

We found other animals of the Muridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Nectomys squamipes

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Nectomys squamipes:

Animals with the same size as a Nectomys squamipes

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Nectomys squamipes:

Animals with the same litter size as a Nectomys squamipes

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (4) as a Nectomys squamipes: