Animal Weight

How much does a Leach’s single leaf bat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Leach’s single leaf bat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Leach’s single leaf bat (Monophyllus redmani) on average weights 8 grams (0.02 lbs).

The Leach’s single leaf bat is from the family Phyllostomidae (genus: Monophyllus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 5.1 meter (16′ 9″).

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 Leach's single leaf bat is 8 grams (0.02 lbs)

Leach’s single leaf bat (Monophyllus redmani), also known as Greater Antillean long-tongued bat, is a species of bat in the family Phyllostomidae. It is found in southern Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola (Haiti and the Dominican Republic), and Puerto Rico. It forms large colonies, with up to a few hundred thousand individuals, and feeds on a relatively wide variety of food items including pollen, nectar, fruit and insects.

Animals of the same family as a Leach’s single leaf bat

We found other animals of the Phyllostomidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Leach’s single leaf bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Monophyllus redmani: