It is hard to guess what a Tamaulipan woodrat weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Tamaulipan woodrat (Neotoma angustapalata) on average weights 198 grams (0.44 lbs).
The Tamaulipan woodrat is from the family Muridae (genus: Neotoma). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 17.6 cm (0′ 7″).
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 Tamaulipan woodrat (Neotoma angustapalata) is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae.It is found only in Mexico.
Animals of the same family as a Tamaulipan woodrat
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Eastern small-toothed rat with a weight of 357 grams
- Musso’s fish-eating rat with a weight of 40 grams
- True’s vole with a weight of 22 grams
- Slender rat with a weight of 97 grams
- Hildegarde’s broad-headed mouse with a weight of 55 grams
- African marsh rat with a weight of 128 grams
- Snow Mountains grassland mosaic-tailed rat with a size of 12.7 cm (0′ 5″)
- Beady-eyed mouse with a weight of 77 grams
- Woodland vole with a weight of 26 grams
- Japanese grass vole with a weight of 29 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Tamaulipan woodrat
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Neotoma angustapalata:
- Indochinese flying squirrel bringing 227 grams to the scale
- Mountain treeshrew bringing 168 grams to the scale
- American red squirrel bringing 200 grams to the scale
- Soft-spined Atlantic spiny rat bringing 168 grams to the scale
- Thirteen-lined ground squirrel bringing 175 grams to the scale
- Hairless bat bringing 169 grams to the scale
- Western barred bandicoot bringing 230 grams to the scale
- Four-striped ground squirrel bringing 180 grams to the scale
- Bolivian squirrel bringing 190 grams to the scale
- Anthony’s woodrat bringing 195 grams to the scale