It is hard to guess what a Peruvian Oldfield mouse weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Peruvian Oldfield mouse (Thomasomys eleusis) on average weights 77 grams (0.17 lbs).
The Peruvian Oldfield mouse is from the family Muridae (genus: Thomasomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 5.7 cm (0′ 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 Peruvian Oldfield mouse (Thomasomys eleusis) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found only in Peru.
Animals of the same family as a Peruvian Oldfield mouse
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Voalavoanala with a weight of 97 grams
- Yellow-bellied brush-furred rat with 1 babies per litter
- Venezuelan climbing mouse with a weight of 89 grams
- Northern groove-toothed shrew mouse with a weight of 10 grams
- Glacier rat with a weight of 66 grams
- Magdalena rat with a weight of 130 grams
- Gracile tateril with a weight of 49 grams
- Social vole with a weight of 48 grams
- Oligoryzomys magellanicus with a weight of 25 grams
- Pseudoryzomys with a weight of 45 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Peruvian Oldfield mouse
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Thomasomys eleusis:
- Oecomys rex bringing 73 grams to the scale
- Boehm’s bush squirrel bringing 70 grams to the scale
- Japanese mole bringing 82 grams to the scale
- Hottentot golden mole bringing 65 grams to the scale
- Master leaf-eared mouse bringing 68 grams to the scale
- Rosalinda’s Oldfield mouse bringing 77 grams to the scale
- Cape gerbil bringing 92 grams to the scale
- Heermann’s kangaroo rat bringing 63 grams to the scale
- Indian desert jird bringing 71 grams to the scale
- Inca Oldfield mouse bringing 77 grams to the scale