Animal Weight

How much does a Thumbless bat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Thumbless bat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Thumbless bat (Furipterus horrens) on average weights 3 grams (0.01 lbs).

The Thumbless bat is from the family Furipteridae (genus: Furipterus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 18.3 cm (0′ 8″). Usually, Thumbless 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 Thumbless bat is 3 grams (0.01 lbs)

The thumbless bat (Furipterus horrens) is a species of insectivorous bat in the family Furipteridae, in the monotypic genus Furipterus. It is found in Costa Rica, Brazil, Venezuela; Colombia; Ecuador; Suriname; French Guiana; Guyana; Panama; Trinidad, and Peru. They have a small thumb which is included in the membrane of the wing, causing the ‘thumbless’ appearance.

Animals with the same weight as a Thumbless bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Furipterus horrens:

Animals with the same litter size as a Thumbless bat

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