It is hard to guess what a Little broad-nosed bat weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Little broad-nosed bat (Nycticeius greyii) on average weights 10 grams (0.02 lbs).
The Little broad-nosed bat is from the family Vespertilionidae (genus: Nycticeius). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 30 cm (1′ 0″).
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 little broad-nosed bat (Scotorepens greyii) (pronounced skoh’-toh-rep’-enz grey’-ee-ee’) translates to Grey’s darkness creeper . Sometimes called sometimes called Grey’s broad-nosed after the third governor of South Australia Sir John Edward Grey. It is a species of vesper bat, which is one of the largest and best-known family of bats. They are endemic to Australia, are insectivores and have a broad range within the mainland, mainly in hot arid areas but also found in tropical rainforests.
Animals of the same family as a Little broad-nosed bat
We found other animals of the Vespertilionidae family:
- Southeastern myotis with a weight of 7 grams
- Eastern false pipistrelle with a weight of 22 grams
- Myotis vivesi with a weight of 25 grams
- Schlieffen’s bat with a weight of 5 grams
- Brown pipistrelle with a weight of 6 grams
- Canyon bat with a weight of 3 grams
- Pipistrellus mimus with a weight of 2 grams
- Golden-tipped bat with a weight of 6 grams
- Townsend’s big-eared bat with a weight of 10 grams
- Asian particolored bat with a weight of 24 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Little broad-nosed bat
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Nycticeius greyii:
- Peters’s wrinkle-lipped bat bringing 11 grams to the scale
- Gray bat bringing 10 grams to the scale
- Ridley’s leaf-nosed bat bringing 9 grams to the scale
- Large-eared pied bat bringing 8 grams to the scale
- Spurrell’s free-tailed bat bringing 8 grams to the scale
- Commissaris’s long-tongued bat bringing 9 grams to the scale
- Talamancan yellow-shouldered bat bringing 11 grams to the scale
- Blasius’s horseshoe bat bringing 10 grams to the scale
- Small mouse-tailed bat bringing 9 grams to the scale
- Plains pocket mouse bringing 9 grams to the scale