Endemic Animals of Germany








Rhenanorallus
Rhenanorallus
Rhenanorallus is a genus of prehistoric rail which existed in Mainz Basin, Germany during the late Oligocene or early Miocene. It was described by Gerald Mayr in 2010, from a humerus. The type species is Rhenanorallus rhenanus.
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Rhenanorallus
Giant plated lizard
Giant plated lizard
The giant plated lizard is a lizard of the Gerrhosauridae family, which is found in dry to mesic habitats of southern Africa. They are wary and stay close to their rocky retreats.
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Giant plated lizard
Palaeomephitis
Palaeomephitis
Palaeomephitis steinheimensis is an extinct species of mephitid of the Miocene epoch in Europe. It is the earliest known species of the family Mephitidae.
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Palaeomephitis
Parateuthis
Parateuthis
Parateuthis tunicata, the only known member of the genus Parateuthis, is the scientific name currently given to a species of squid based on a single specimen. The validity of Parateuthis and of P. tunicata is uncertain. The sole specimen was found in the Antarctic Ocean, and is held in the repository at the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin, Germany.
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Parateuthis