Animal Size

Greater spear-nosed bat size: How big do they get?

How big does a Greater spear-nosed bat get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Greater spear-nosed bat (Phyllostomus hastatus) reaches an average size of 10.7 cm (0′ 5″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). During their lifetime of about 10 years, they grow from 15 grams (0.03 lbs) to 91 grams (0.2 lbs). On average, Greater spear-nosed bats have offspring about 1 times per year. The Greater spear-nosed bat (genus: Phyllostomus) is a member of the family Phyllostomidae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

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The greater spear-nosed bat (Phyllostomus hastatus) is a bat species of the family Phyllostomidae from South and Central America. It is one of the larger bats of this region and is omnivorous.

Animals of the same family as a Greater spear-nosed bat

We found other animals of the Phyllostomidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Greater spear-nosed bat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Greater spear-nosed bat:

Animals with the same life expectancy as a Greater spear-nosed bat

Completely different animals, but becoming as old as a Greater spear-nosed bat:

Animals with the same weight as a Greater spear-nosed bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Phyllostomus hastatus: