How many baby Micronomuss are in a litter?
A Micronomus (Mormopterus norfolkensis) usually gives birth to around 1 babies.
Upon birth, they weight 9 grams (0.02 lbs) and measure 5.3 cm (0′ 3″). They are a member of the Molossidae family (genus: Mormopterus). An adult Micronomus grows up to a size of 1.45 meter (4′ 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.
Micronomus norfolkensis is a species of molossid bat, a family of flying mammals. The bat is endemic to Australia, where it occurs from southeastern Queensland to eastern New South Wales. They are the sole species of genus Micronomus and referred to by variations on east-coast free-tailed bat.
Other animals of the family Molossidae
Micronomus is a member of the Molossidae, as are these animals:
- Bonda mastiff bat weighting only 17 grams
- Big free-tailed bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Roberts’s flat-headed bat weighting only 14 grams
- Miller’s mastiff bat weighting only 98 grams
- Little free-tailed bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- New Guinea free-tailed bat weighting only 26 grams
- Peale’s free-tailed bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Peters’s wrinkle-lipped bat weighting only 11 grams
- Western mastiff bat with 1 babies per pregnancy
- Velvety free-tailed bat weighting only 13 grams
Animals that share a litter size with Micronomus
Those animals also give birth to 1 babies at once:
- Dusky elephant shrew
- Geoffroy’s spider monkey
- Admiralty flying fox
- Great flying fox
- Ring-tailed vontsira
- Yellow-winged bat
- Giant roundleaf bat
- Large-eared pied bat
- Silver-haired bat
- Maned rat
Animals with the same weight as a Micronomus
What other animals weight around 8 grams (0.02 lbs)?
- Lander’s horseshoe bat weighting 9 grams
- Blackish small-eared shrew weighting 8 grams
- Commissaris’s long-tongued bat weighting 9 grams
- Rufous mouse-eared bat weighting 7 grams
- Small mouse-tailed bat weighting 9 grams
- São Tomé free-tailed bat weighting 7 grams
- Micronycteris nicefori weighting 8 grams
- Greater sac-winged bat weighting 8 grams
- Lesser gray-brown musk shrew weighting 7 grams
- Big Mexican small-eared shrew weighting 7 grams