Animal Weight

How much does a Speckled dasyure weight?

It is hard to guess what a Speckled dasyure weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Speckled dasyure (Neophascogale lorentzi) on average weights 212 grams (0.47 lbs).

The Speckled dasyure is from the family Dasyuridae (genus: Neophascogale). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 19.6 cm (0′ 8″).

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 average adult weight of a Speckled dasyure is 212 grams (0.47 lbs)

The speckled dasyure (Neophascogale lorentzii), also known as the long-clawed marsupial mouse, is a member of the order Dasyuromorphia. It is an inhabitant of Papua, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. It is the only member of the genus Neophascogale.Its weight varies between 200 and 250 g; its body length ranges 16–23 cm, and the tail 16–23 cm. As its name suggested, its dark gray fur is speckled with long white hairs. It has short, powerful limbs with long claws on all toes, used to dig for grubs, worms, and similar prey.

Animals of the same family as a Speckled dasyure

We found other animals of the Dasyuridae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Speckled dasyure

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Neophascogale lorentzi:

Animals with the same size as a Speckled dasyure

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