It is hard to guess what a Montane myotis weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Montane myotis (Myotis oxyotus) on average weights 5 grams (0.01 lbs).
The Montane myotis is from the family Vespertilionidae (genus: Myotis). 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 montane myotis (Myotis oxyotus) is a species of vesper bat. It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, and Venezuela.
Animals of the same family as a Montane myotis
We found other animals of the Vespertilionidae family:
- Common pipistrelle with a weight of 5 grams
- Lesser noctule with a weight of 12 grams
- Peters’s trumpet-eared bat with 1 babies per litter
- Long-tailed house bat with a weight of 30 grams
- Little forest bat with a weight of 3 grams
- Eastern red bat with a weight of 12 grams
- Rüppell’s broad-nosed bat with a weight of 26 grams
- Kuhl’s pipistrelle with a weight of 6 grams
- Welwitsch’s bat with a weight of 15 grams
- Nyctophilus geoffroyi with a weight of 2 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Montane myotis
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Myotis oxyotus:
- MacConnell’s bat bringing 6 grams to the scale
- Allen’s spotted bat bringing 5 grams to the scale
- Lesser horseshoe bat bringing 4 grams to the scale
- Large-eared tenrec bringing 6 grams to the scale
- Eastern forest bat bringing 5 grams to the scale
- Least horseshoe bat bringing 5 grams to the scale
- Cadorna’s pipistrelle bringing 6 grams to the scale
- Pilbara ningaui bringing 6 grams to the scale
- Elgon shrew bringing 6 grams to the scale
- Ornate shrew bringing 5 grams to the scale