Animal Weight

How much does a Schreber’s yellow bat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Schreber’s yellow bat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Schreber’s yellow bat (Scotophilus nigrita) on average weights 26 grams (0.06 lbs).

The Schreber’s yellow bat is from the family Vespertilionidae (genus: Scotophilus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 23.6 cm (0′ 10″). Usually, Schreber’s yellow bats have 1 babies per litter.

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 Schreber's yellow bat is 26 grams (0.06 lbs)

Schreber’s yellow bat (Scotophilus nigrita) or the giant house bat, is a species of vesper bat. It is found in Benin, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, dry savanna, and moist savanna. It is an uncommon species and its biology is poorly known. It was first described in 1774 by the German naturalist Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber, who named it Vespertilio nigrita. It was later transferred to the genus Scotophilus, making it Scotophilus nigrita.

Animals of the same family as a Schreber’s yellow bat

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Animals with the same weight as a Schreber’s yellow bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Scotophilus nigrita:

Animals with the same litter size as a Schreber’s yellow bat

Here is a list of animals that have the same number of babies per litter (1) as a Schreber’s yellow bat: