Animal Weight

How much does a Yellow-throated big-eared bat weight?

It is hard to guess what a Yellow-throated big-eared bat weights. But we have the answer:

An adult Yellow-throated big-eared bat (Lampronycteris brachyotis) on average weights 10 grams (0.02 lbs).

The Yellow-throated big-eared bat is from the family Phyllostomidae (genus: Lampronycteris). When reaching adult age, they grow up to 1.21 meter (4′ 0″).

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 Yellow-throated big-eared bat is 10 grams (0.02 lbs)

The yellow-throated big-eared bat or orange-throated bat(Lampronycteris brachyotis) is a species of bat from South and Central America, where it ranges from southern Mexico to Brazil. It is monotypic within the genus Lampronycteris. A frugivore and insectivore, it is found in lowland forest up to an elevation of 700 m. Its activity is greatest in the first two hours after sunset, and peaks again after midnight.

Animals of the same family as a Yellow-throated big-eared bat

We found other animals of the Phyllostomidae family:

Animals with the same weight as a Yellow-throated big-eared bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Lampronycteris brachyotis: