Animal Weight

How much does a Van Gelder’s bat weight?

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

An adult Van Gelder’s bat (Antrozous dubiaquercus) on average weights 22 grams (0.05 lbs).

The Van Gelder’s bat is from the family Vespertilionidae (genus: Antrozous). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 1.25 meter (4′ 2″). Usually, Van Gelder’s 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 Van Gelder's bat is 22 grams (0.05 lbs)

Van Gelder’s bat (Bauerus dubiaquercus) is a species of vesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae.It is found in Belize, Costa Rica, Honduras, and Mexico. The species is monotypic within its genus. It is part of the tribe Antrozoini within the subfamily Vespertilioninae and is related to the pallid bat (Antrozous pallidus). The bat is found in forest habitat from sea level to elevations as high as 2300 m, although not usually above 1300 m, and is insectivorous and crepuscular. It apparently has a fragmented distribution, and is threatened by deforestation.

Animals of the same family as a Van Gelder’s bat

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Animals with the same weight as a Van Gelder’s bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Antrozous dubiaquercus:

Animals with the same litter size as a Van Gelder’s bat

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