It is hard to guess what a Broad-headed pipistrelle weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Broad-headed pipistrelle (Pipistrellus crassulus) on average weights 6 grams (0.01 lbs).
The Broad-headed pipistrelle is from the family Vespertilionidae (genus: Pipistrellus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 12.18 meter (40′ 0″).
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 broad-headed pipistrelle (Parahypsugo crassulus) is a species of vesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae.It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Guinea, liberia, Kenya, South Sudan, and Uganda.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.
Animals of the same family as a Broad-headed pipistrelle
We found other animals of the Vespertilionidae family:
- Glen’s wattled bat with a weight of 10 grams
- Blanford’s bat with a weight of 6 grams
- Cape serotine with a weight of 6 grams
- Greater Asiatic yellow bat with a weight of 36 grams
- Allen’s big-eared bat with a weight of 12 grams
- Desert pipistrelle with a weight of 2 grams
- Hinde’s lesser house bat with a weight of 10 grams
- Montane myotis with a weight of 5 grams
- California myotis with a weight of 4 grams
- Bobrinski’s serotine with a weight of 7 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Broad-headed pipistrelle
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Pipistrellus crassulus:
- Miniopterus macrocneme bringing 7 grams to the scale
- Greater bamboo bat bringing 7 grams to the scale
- Honduran white bat bringing 5 grams to the scale
- Gambian slit-faced bat bringing 7 grams to the scale
- Mexican long-tailed shrew bringing 7 grams to the scale
- Lesser brown horseshoe bat bringing 7 grams to the scale
- Natterer’s bat bringing 7 grams to the scale
- Japanese house bat bringing 5 grams to the scale
- Cape serotine bringing 5 grams to the scale
- Marshall’s horseshoe bat bringing 5 grams to the scale