It is hard to guess what a Strong-tailed Oldfield mouse weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Strong-tailed Oldfield mouse (Thomasomys ischyurus) on average weights 77 grams (0.17 lbs).
The Strong-tailed 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 strong-tailed Oldfield mouse (Thomasomys ischyrus) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It is found only in Peru.
Animals of the same family as a Strong-tailed Oldfield mouse
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Unalaska collared lemming with 2 babies per litter
- Akodon spegazzinii with a weight of 28 grams
- Fat sand rat with a weight of 102 grams
- Darwin’s leaf-eared mouse with a weight of 49 grams
- Savile’s bandicoot rat with a weight of 260 grams
- Variable grass mouse with a weight of 40 grams
- Rock vole with a weight of 39 grams
- Eversmann’s hamster with 5 babies per litter
- Oligoryzomys nigripes with a weight of 34 grams
- Ecuadorian grass mouse with a weight of 39 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Strong-tailed Oldfield mouse
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Thomasomys ischyurus:
- Oldfield white-bellied rat bringing 81 grams to the scale
- Nelson’s kangaroo rat bringing 87 grams to the scale
- Diminutive woodrat bringing 80 grams to the scale
- Fringed fruit-eating bat bringing 63 grams to the scale
- Oryzomys couesi bringing 69 grams to the scale
- Fawn-footed mosaic-tailed rat bringing 71 grams to the scale
- Ash-colored Oldfield mouse bringing 77 grams to the scale
- Coxing’s white-bellied rat bringing 80 grams to the scale
- Zygodontomys brunneus bringing 75 grams to the scale
- Dayak fruit bat bringing 81 grams to the scale