Animal Weight

How much does a Ghost-faced bat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Ghost-faced bat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Ghost-faced bat (Mormoops megalophylla) on average weights 16 grams (0.04 lbs).

The Ghost-faced bat is from the family Mormoopidae (genus: Mormoops). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 6.6 cm (0′ 3″). Normally, Ghost-faced bats can have babies 1 times a year.

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 Ghost-faced bat is 16 grams (0.04 lbs)

The ghost-faced bat (Mormoops megalophylla) is a bat in the genus Mormoops. It occurs in Belize, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, and Texas in the United States. Mormoops megalophylla is one of only two extant species within its genus, the other being the much smaller Mormoops blainvillii. These mammals are nocturnal and hunt using echolocation.It gets its name from the unusual appearance of its face, which is due to the flaps of skin that hang from it, its poorly developed nose, and “large, round ears that join across their forehead”.

Animals of the same family as a Ghost-faced bat

We found other animals of the Mormoopidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Ghost-faced bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Mormoops megalophylla:

Animals with the same size as a Ghost-faced bat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Ghost-faced bat: