Animal Size

Pygmy fruit-eating bat size: How big do they get?

How big does a Pygmy fruit-eating bat get? Here is an overview over the average adult age:

A grown Pygmy fruit-eating bat (Artibeus phaeotis) reaches an average size of 5.5 cm (0′ 3″).

When born, they have an average size of 0 cm (0′ 0″). A full-grown exemplary reaches roughly 11 grams (0.02 lbs). On birth they have a weight of 2 grams (0 lbs). On average, Pygmy fruit-eating bats have offspring about 2 times per year. The Pygmy fruit-eating bat (genus: Artibeus) is a member of the family Phyllostomidae.

As a reference: Humans reach an average body size of 1.65m (5′ 5″) while carrying 62 kg (137 lbs). A human woman is pregnant for 280 days (40 weeks) and on average become 75 years old.

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The pygmy fruit-eating bat (Dermanura phaeotis) is a bat of the family Phyllostomidae. The specific name phaeotis is of Greek derivation, coming from the word phaios meaning dusky, referring to their dusky gray coloration.

Animals of the same family as a Pygmy fruit-eating bat

We found other animals of the Phyllostomidae family:

Animals with the same size as a Pygmy fruit-eating bat

Not that size really matters, but it makes things comparable. So here are a couple of animals that are as big as Pygmy fruit-eating bat:

Animals with the same weight as a Pygmy fruit-eating bat

As a comparison, here are some other animals that weight as much as the Artibeus phaeotis: