It is hard to guess what a Rendall’s serotine weights. But we have the answer:
An adult Rendall’s serotine (Eptesicus rendalli) on average weights 6 grams (0.01 lbs).
The Rendall’s serotine is from the family Vespertilionidae (genus: Eptesicus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 8.2 cm (0′ 4″).
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.
Rendall’s serotine (Neoromicia rendalli) is a species of vesper bat.It is found in Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.Its natural habitats are dry savanna, moist savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, and subtropical or tropical moist shrubland.It is threatened by habitat loss.
Animals of the same family as a Rendall’s serotine
We found other animals of the Vespertilionidae family:
- Western barbastelle with a weight of 8 grams
- Abo bat with a weight of 6 grams
- Bechstein’s bat with a weight of 9 grams
- Brown long-eared bat with a weight of 8 grams
- Brandt’s bat with a weight of 5 grams
- White-bellied lesser house bat with a weight of 10 grams
- Riparian myotis with a weight of 4 grams
- De Winton’s long-eared bat with a weight of 6 grams
- Greater bamboo bat with a weight of 7 grams
- Desert pipistrelle with a weight of 2 grams
Animals with the same weight as a Rendall’s serotine
As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Eptesicus rendalli:
- Hodgson’s bat bringing 7 grams to the scale
- Greater bamboo bat bringing 7 grams to the scale
- Peters’s musk shrew bringing 6 grams to the scale
- Narrow-nosed planigale bringing 6 grams to the scale
- De Winton’s long-eared bat bringing 6 grams to the scale
- Nyctophilus arnhemensis bringing 6 grams to the scale
- Laxmann’s shrew bringing 6 grams to the scale
- Little Japanese horseshoe bat bringing 7 grams to the scale
- Bobrinski’s serotine bringing 7 grams to the scale
- Climbing shrew bringing 5 grams to the scale