Animal Age

How old does a Cave myotis get? (age expectancy)

What is the maximal age a Cave myotis reaches?

An adult Cave myotis (Myotis velifer) usually gets as old as 11.25 years.

Cave myotiss are around 63 days in the womb of their mother. When born, they weight 3 grams (0.01 lbs) and measure 3.3 cm (0′ 2″). As a member of the Vespertilionidae family (genus: Myotis), a Cave myotis gets offspring up to 1 times per year. Fully grown, they reach a bodylength of 5.2 cm (0′ 3″).

As a reference: Usually, humans get as old as 100 years, with the average being around 75 years. After being carried in the belly of their mother for 280 days (40 weeks), they grow to an average size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) and weight in at 62 kg (137 lbs), which is obviously highly individual.

A Cave myotis gets as old as 11.25 years

The cave myotis (Myotis velifer) is a species of vesper bat (Vespertilionidae) in the genus Myotis.

Animals of the same family as a Cave myotis

Not really brothers and sisters, but from the same biological family (Vespertilionidae):

Animals that reach the same age as Cave myotis

With an average age of 11.25 years, Cave myotis are in good companionship of the following animals:

Weighting as much as Cave myotis

A fully grown Cave myotis reaches around 9 grams (0.02 lbs). So do these animals: