Animal Weight

How much does a Western red-backed vole weight?

It is hard to guess what a Western red-backed vole weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Western red-backed vole (Myodes californicus) on average weights 18 grams (0.04 lbs).

The Western red-backed vole is from the family Cricetidae (genus: Myodes). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 9.8 cm (0′ 4″). On average, Western red-backed voles can have babies 3 times per year with a litter size of 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 average adult weight of a Western red-backed vole is 18 grams (0.04 lbs)

The western red-backed vole (Myodes californicus) is a species of vole in the family Cricetidae. It is found in California and Oregon in the United States and lives mainly in coniferous forest. The body color is chestnut brown, or brown mixed with a considerable quantity of black hair gradually lightening on the sides and grading into a buffy-gray belly, with an indistinct reddish stripe on the back and a bicolored tail about half as long as the head and body.

Animals of the same family as a Western red-backed vole

We found other animals of the Cricetidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Western red-backed vole

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Myodes californicus:

Animals with the same size as a Western red-backed vole

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Western red-backed vole:

Animals with the same litter size as a Western red-backed vole

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (3) as a Western red-backed vole: