Animal Weight

How much does a Wagner’s mustached bat weight?

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

An adult Wagner’s mustached bat (Pteronotus personatus) on average weights 7 grams (0.02 lbs).

The Wagner’s mustached bat is from the family Mormoopidae (genus: Pteronotus). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 4.5 cm (0′ 2″).

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 Wagner's mustached bat is 7 grams (0.02 lbs)

Wagner’s mustached bat (Pteronotus personatus) is a bat species from South and Central America. It is one of the few New World bats species known to perform Doppler-shift compensation behavior.

Animals of the same family as a Wagner’s mustached bat

We found other animals of the Mormoopidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Wagner’s mustached bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Pteronotus personatus:

Animals with the same size as a Wagner’s mustached bat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Wagner’s mustached bat: