Animal Weight

How much does a Pygmy fruit-eating bat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Pygmy fruit-eating bat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Pygmy fruit-eating bat (Artibeus phaeotis) on average weights 11 grams (0.02 lbs).

The Pygmy fruit-eating bat is from the family Phyllostomidae (genus: Artibeus). It is usually born with about 2 grams (0 lbs). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 5.5 cm (0′ 3″). Normally, Pygmy fruit-eating bats can have babies 2 times a year.

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 Pygmy fruit-eating bat is 11 grams (0.02 lbs)

The pygmy fruit-eating bat (Dermanura phaeotis) is a bat of the family Phyllostomidae. The specific name phaeotis is of Greek derivation, coming from the word phaios meaning dusky, referring to their dusky gray coloration.

Animals of the same family as a Pygmy fruit-eating bat

We found other animals of the Phyllostomidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Pygmy fruit-eating bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Artibeus phaeotis:

Animals with the same size as a Pygmy fruit-eating bat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Pygmy fruit-eating bat: