Animal Weight

How much does a Greenhall’s dog-faced bat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Greenhall’s dog-faced bat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Greenhall’s dog-faced bat (Molossops greenhalli) on average weights 15 grams (0.03 lbs).

The Greenhall’s dog-faced bat is from the family Molossidae (genus: Molossops). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 14.3 cm (0′ 6″).

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 Greenhall's dog-faced bat is 15 grams (0.03 lbs)

Greenhall’s dog-faced bat (Cynomops greenhalli) is a South American bat species of the family Molossidae. It is found in Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, the Guianas, northeastern Brazil and Trinidad.It is an insect-eating bat, 40–97 mm in length. Yellowish brown to black above, grey underneath, it is broad-faced with widely separated eyes. Its ears are short and rounded; the antitragus is square; its lips are not wrinkled; it has a broad snout. Mostly it is found at low elevations. Colonies of 50–77 roost in hollow branches of large trees. Males and females stay together throughout the year. The species is named after Arthur Greenhall, a scientist who was in charge of the rabies program at the Trinidad Regional Virus Laboratory in Port of Spain, Trinidad.

Animals of the same family as a Greenhall’s dog-faced bat

We found other animals of the Molossidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Greenhall’s dog-faced bat

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