It is hard to guess what a Greater long-fingered bat weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Greater long-fingered bat (Miniopterus inflatus) on average weights 14 grams (0.03 lbs).
The Greater long-fingered bat is from the family Vespertilionidae (genus: Miniopterus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 15.6 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 greater long-fingered bat (Miniopterus inflatus) is a species of vesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae.It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zimbabwe.It roosts in caves.
Animals of the same family as a Greater long-fingered bat
We found other animals of the Vespertilionidae family:
- Papillose woolly bat with a weight of 10 grams
- Cadorna’s pipistrelle with a weight of 6 grams
- Greater tube-nosed bat with a weight of 7 grams
- Yellow serotine with a weight of 10 grams
- Heller’s pipistrelle with a weight of 3 grams
- Kenyan wattled bat with a weight of 7 grams
- Yuma myotis with a weight of 5 grams
- Yellowish myotis with a weight of 5 grams
- Diminutive serotine with a weight of 6 grams
- Nyctophilus geoffroyi with a weight of 2 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Greater long-fingered bat
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Miniopterus inflatus:
- Hairy yellow-shouldered bat bringing 15 grams to the scale
- Jamaican flower bat bringing 14 grams to the scale
- Gould’s wattled bat bringing 14 grams to the scale
- Dark kangaroo mouse bringing 12 grams to the scale
- Lesser mouse-tailed bat bringing 13 grams to the scale
- Broad-toothed tailless bat bringing 15 grams to the scale
- Roberts’s flat-headed bat bringing 14 grams to the scale
- Long-clawed shrew bringing 14 grams to the scale
- Western bent-winged bat bringing 14 grams to the scale
- Maggie Taylor’s roundleaf bat bringing 16 grams to the scale