It is hard to guess what a Spotted bolo mouse weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Spotted bolo mouse (Bolomys punctulatus) on average weights 37 grams (0.08 lbs).
The Spotted bolo mouse is from the family Muridae (genus: Bolomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 14.5 cm (0′ 6″).
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 spotted bolo mouse or Ecuadorian akodont (Necromys punctulatus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is known from Ecuador and may also occur in Colombia. Little is known of its status and range.
Animals of the same family as a Spotted bolo mouse
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Perote mouse with a weight of 40 grams
- Marsh rice rat with a weight of 53 grams
- Flat-haired mouse with a weight of 29 grams
- Emin’s gerbil with a weight of 52 grams
- Short-haired water rat with a weight of 33 grams
- Krebs’s fat mouse with a weight of 20 grams
- Mindanao lowland forest mouse with a weight of 31 grams
- Grey red-backed vole with a weight of 36 grams
- Stolzmann’s crab-eating rat with a weight of 84 grams
- Bibimys torresi with a weight of 28 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Spotted bolo mouse
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Bolomys punctulatus:
- Dorothy’s slender opossum bringing 37 grams to the scale
- Fat-tailed false antechinus bringing 36 grams to the scale
- Northern grass mouse bringing 44 grams to the scale
- Japanese water shrew bringing 36 grams to the scale
- Selangor pygmy flying squirrel bringing 30 grams to the scale
- Chinanteco deer mouse bringing 40 grams to the scale
- Soft-furred Oldfield mouse bringing 35 grams to the scale
- Tarabundí vole bringing 36 grams to the scale
- Montane fish-eating rat bringing 39 grams to the scale
- Pousargues African fat mouse bringing 40 grams to the scale