It is hard to guess what a Western pebble-mound mouse weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Western pebble-mound mouse (Pseudomys chapmani) on average weights 10 grams (0.02 lbs).
The Western pebble-mound mouse is from the family Muridae (genus: Pseudomys). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 12.1 cm (0′ 5″).
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.
Western pebble-mound mouse or Ngadji, species Pseudomys chapmani, is a burrowing and mound building rodent in the family Muridae. They are occur in the Pilbara, a remote region in the northwest of Australia.
Animals of the same family as a Western pebble-mound mouse
We found other animals of the Muridae family:
- Murree vole with a weight of 52 grams
- Guadalcanal rat with a size of 21.6 cm (0′ 9″)
- Tullberg’s soft-furred mouse with a weight of 37 grams
- Hylaeamys oniscus with a weight of 49 grams
- Northern grasshopper mouse with a weight of 27 grams
- Northwestern deer mouse with a size of 9.3 cm (0′ 4″)
- Black-tailed mouse with a weight of 40 grams
- Kolan vole with 1 babies per litter
- Fraternal hill rat with a weight of 130 grams
- Spinifex hopping mouse with a weight of 32 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Western pebble-mound mouse
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Pseudomys chapmani:
- Shamel’s horseshoe bat bringing 9 grams to the scale
- Thomas’s horseshoe bat bringing 8 grams to the scale
- Somali shrew bringing 11 grams to the scale
- Northern groove-toothed shrew mouse bringing 10 grams to the scale
- Western broad-nosed bat bringing 11 grams to the scale
- Tasmanian pygmy possum bringing 8 grams to the scale
- Peninsular horseshoe bat bringing 8 grams to the scale
- Swamp musk shrew bringing 10 grams to the scale
- Apennine shrew bringing 8 grams to the scale
- Long-legged myotis bringing 8 grams to the scale