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How much does a Davies’s big-eared bat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Davies’s big-eared bat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Davies’s big-eared bat (Glyphonycteris daviesi) on average weights 18 grams (0.04 lbs).

The Davies’s big-eared bat is from the family Phyllostomidae (genus: Glyphonycteris). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 16.7 cm (0′ 7″).

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 average adult weight of a Davies's big-eared bat is 18 grams (0.04 lbs)

Davies’s big-eared bat or the graybeard bat (Glyphonycteris daviesi) is a species of bat in the family Phyllostomidae. It is named after James (Jim) Davies who discovered it whilst on expedition in French Guiana. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Jim Davies is President of Friends of Nant Llwynog Park (Pitwoods Parc) in Bedlinog, Mid Glamorgan.

Animals of the same family as a Davies’s big-eared bat

We found other animals of the Phyllostomidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Davies’s big-eared bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Glyphonycteris daviesi: