It is hard to guess what a Silky Oldfield mouse weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Silky Oldfield mouse (Thomasomys bombycinus) on average weights 115 grams (0.25 lbs).
The Silky Oldfield mouse is from the family Muridae (genus: Thomasomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 62 cm (2′ 1″).
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 silky Oldfield mouse (Thomasomys bombycinus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found only in Colombia.
Animals of the same family as a Silky Oldfield mouse
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Jackson’s soft-furred mouse with a weight of 39 grams
- Arctic lemming with a weight of 78 grams
- Cape gerbil with a weight of 92 grams
- Eastern heather vole with a weight of 27 grams
- El Dorado grass mouse with a weight of 39 grams
- Southern grasshopper mouse with a weight of 21 grams
- Melanomys robustulus with a weight of 53 grams
- Sulawesi giant rat with a weight of 325 grams
- Osgood’s leaf-eared mouse with a weight of 45 grams
- Puno grass mouse with a weight of 30 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Silky Oldfield mouse
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Thomasomys bombycinus:
- Northern palm squirrel bringing 102 grams to the scale
- Northern pika bringing 120 grams to the scale
- Magdalena rat bringing 130 grams to the scale
- Yellow-haired hill rat bringing 111 grams to the scale
- Gorongoza gerbil bringing 119 grams to the scale
- Kowari bringing 109 grams to the scale
- Candango mouse bringing 97 grams to the scale
- Alston’s mouse opossum bringing 132 grams to the scale
- Desert kangaroo rat bringing 108 grams to the scale
- Harpy fruit bat bringing 135 grams to the scale