How many baby Dark-winged lesser house bats are in a litter?
A Dark-winged lesser house bat (Scotoecus hirundo) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 1 grams (0 lbs) and measure 1.6 cm (0′ 1″). They are a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Scotoecus). An adult Dark-winged lesser house bat grows up to a size of 23.6 cm (0′ 10″).
To have a reference: Humans obviously usually have a litter size of one ;). Their babies are in the womb of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks) and reach an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″). They weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual, and reach an average age of 75 years.
The dark-winged lesser house bat (Scotoecus hirundo) is a species of vesper bat. It can be found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and United States of Africa
Other animals of the family Vespertilionidae
Dark-winged lesser house bat is a member of the Vespertilionidae, as are these animals:
- Black myotis becoming 3.5 years old
- Kerivoula hardwickei with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Great evening bat weighting only 49 grams
- Western false pipistrelle weighting only 23 grams
- Abo bat weighting only 6 grams
- Little brown bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Great bent-winged bat weighting only 15 grams
- Southern yellow bat with 2 babies per pregnancy
- Western barbastelle with 2 babies per pregnancy
- Melck’s house bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
Animals that share a litter size with Dark-winged lesser house bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Little forest bat
- Spectacled bear
- Greater Asiatic yellow bat
- Sable antelope
- Livingstone’s fruit bat
- Highland brush mouse
- Hero shrew
- Speke’s pectinator
Animals with the same weight as a Dark-winged lesser house bat
What other animals weight around 9 grams (0.02 lbs)?
- Thick-eared bat weighting 8 grams
- Common shrew weighting 9 grams
- Triaenops rufus weighting 9 grams
- Yellow-throated big-eared bat weighting 10 grams
- Rhinolophus sedulus weighting 8 grams
- Seychelles sheath-tailed bat weighting 10 grams
- Wongai ningaui weighting 9 grams
- Tailed tailless bat weighting 10 grams
- Greater dwarf shrew weighting 8 grams
- Silvered bat weighting 9 grams