How many baby Davis’s round-eared bats are in a litter?
A Davis’s round-eared bat (Lophostoma evotis) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.With 1 litters per year, that sums up to a yearly offspring of 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 12 grams (0.03 lbs) and measure 6 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Phyllostomidae family (genus: Lophostoma). An adult Davis’s round-eared bat grows up to a size of 45 cm (1′ 6″).
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.
Davis’s round-eared bat (Lophostoma evotis) is a species of Central American bat in the family Phyllostomidae. It is found in Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, and southeastern Mexico.
Other animals of the family Phyllostomidae
Davis’s round-eared bat is a member of the Phyllostomidae, as are these animals:
- White-lined broad-nosed bat becoming 10.17 years old
- Long-legged bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Fringe-lipped bat weighting only 36 grams
- Cuban fruit-eating bat weighting only 37 grams
- Great stripe-faced bat weighting only 35 grams
- Highland yellow-shouldered bat weighting only 21 grams
- Gray long-tongued bat weighting only 10 grams
- Micronycteris nicefori with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Silver fruit-eating bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Shadowy broad-nosed bat weighting only 25 grams
Animals that share a litter size with Davis’s round-eared bat
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Horsfield’s tarsier
- Sloth bear
- Moonshine shrew
- Eastern rock elephant shrew
- Angola colobus
- Black bearded saki
- Lesser horseshoe bat
- Prehensile-tailed hutia
- Common wallaroo
- Eastern falanouc
Animals with the same weight as a Davis’s round-eared bat
What other animals weight around 20 grams (0.04 lbs)?
- Ethiopian striped mouse weighting 18 grams
- Brown flower bat weighting 16 grams
- Tickell’s bat weighting 16 grams
- Algerian mouse weighting 16 grams
- Allen’s wood mouse weighting 20 grams
- Bates’s shrew weighting 16 grams
- Brazilian big-eyed bat weighting 19 grams
- Northern bog lemming weighting 21 grams
- Kilimanjaro shrew weighting 16 grams
- Greenish yellow bat weighting 19 grams