It is hard to guess what a Eastern false pipistrelle weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Eastern false pipistrelle (Falsistrellus tasmaniensis) on average weights 22 grams (0.05 lbs).
The Eastern false pipistrelle is from the family Vespertilionidae (genus: Falsistrellus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 88.5 cm (2′ 11″).
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 eastern false pipistrelle, species Falsistrellus tasmaniensis, is a vespertilionid bat that occurs in eastern and south-eastern Australia, including the island of Tasmania.
Animals of the same family as a Eastern false pipistrelle
We found other animals of the Vespertilionidae family:
- Diminutive serotine with a weight of 6 grams
- Pond bat with a weight of 15 grams
- Tropical big-eared brown bat with a weight of 11 grams
- Pallid bat with a weight of 22 grams
- Cinnamon myotis with a weight of 4 grams
- Northern cave bat with 1 babies per litter
- Least pipistrelle with a weight of 4 grams
- Lesser bamboo bat with a weight of 4 grams
- Broad-headed pipistrelle with a weight of 6 grams
- Northern yellow bat with a weight of 22 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Eastern false pipistrelle
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Falsistrellus tasmaniensis:
- Eva’s desert mouse bringing 21 grams to the scale
- Ruwenzori shrew bringing 18 grams to the scale
- Lesser tube-nosed fruit bat bringing 24 grams to the scale
- Louise’s spiny mouse bringing 20 grams to the scale
- Brazilian big-eyed bat bringing 19 grams to the scale
- Silky mouse bringing 23 grams to the scale
- Davis’s round-eared bat bringing 20 grams to the scale
- Mediterranean pine vole bringing 22 grams to the scale
- Blackish grass mouse bringing 19 grams to the scale
- Great Basin pocket mouse bringing 24 grams to the scale