Endemic Animals of Guyana








Anomaloglossus beebei
Anomaloglossus beebei
Anomaloglossus beebei is a species of frog in the family Aromobatidae. It is endemic to Guyana and only found on the Kaieteur Plateau, in the eastern edge of them Pacaraima Mountains. Recently, it has also been found on Mount Ayanganna.
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Anomaloglossus beebei
Nesorohyla
Nesorohyla
Nesorohyla is a monotypic genus of frogs in the family Hylidae. The sole species is Nesorohyla kanaima, also known as the Kanaima treefrog. It is endemic to Guyana. and possibly Brazil and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and rivers.
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Nesorohyla
Osteocephalus helenae
Osteocephalus helenae
Osteocephalus helenae is a species of frog in the family Hylidae. It is widely distributed in the Amazon Basin and is known from the lowlands of Bolivia, Peru, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, and French Guiana. The specific name helenae honors Helen Beulah Thompson Gaige, an American herpetologist. Common name Helena's treefrog has been proposed for it.
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Osteocephalus helenae
Oscaecilia zweifeli
Oscaecilia zweifeli
Oscaecilia zweifeli is a species of caecilian in the family Caeciliidae. It is a poorly known species only known from few specimens: the holotype from the imprecise type locality, "a small creek tributary to Río Mazaruni" in Guyana, one from similarly imprecise Cayenne in French Guiana, and another one from the Nouragues research station in French Guiana. The specific name zweifeli honors Richard G. Zweifel, an American herpetologist. Common ...
names Zweifel's caecilian and tributary caecilian have been coined for it.
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Oscaecilia zweifeli
New River tree frog
New River tree frog
The New River tree frog is a species of frog in the family Hylidae found in French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, and possibly Brazil. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
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New River tree frog
Adenomera lutzi
Adenomera lutzi
Adenomera lutzi is a species of frog in the family Leptodactylidae. It is endemic to Guyana. First described from the upper Potaro River based on specimens collected before 1905, it is now known from a number of sites around the Pakaraima Mountains in west-central Guyana. The specific name lutzi honors Adolfo Lutz, a Brazilian medical entomologist and parasitologist and a pioneer of herpetology. Common names Lutz's tropical bullfrog and Lutz's ...
thin-toed frog have been coined for the species.
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Adenomera lutzi
Caecilia pressula
Caecilia pressula
Caecilia pressula is a species of caecilian in the family Caeciliidae. It is found in Guyana and possibly Brazil. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
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Caecilia pressula
Stefania coxi
Stefania coxi
Stefania coxi is a species of frog in the family Hemiphractidae. It is endemic to Guyana and has been found on Mount Ayanganna and Mount Wokomung. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests at higher elevations.
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Stefania coxi
Warren's tree frog
Warren's tree frog
Warren's tree frog is a species of frog in the family Hylidae found in Guyana and possibly Brazil and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, rivers, freshwater marshes, and intermittent freshwater marshes.
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Warren's tree frog
Tepuihyla talbergae
Tepuihyla talbergae
The Kaieteur Tepui treefrog is a species of frog in the family Hylidae endemic to Guyana. This species is known only from the type locality, which is given as "Kaieteur Falls, 366 m asl, Mazaruni-Potaro District, Guyana" . It might occur more widely.
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Tepuihyla talbergae
Dendropsophus grandisonae
Dendropsophus grandisonae
Dendropsophus grandisonae is a species of frog in the family Hylidae. It is endemic to Guyana. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, rivers, freshwater marshes, and intermittent freshwater marshes.
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Dendropsophus grandisonae
Gonatodes timidus
Gonatodes timidus
Gonatodes timidus is a species of lizard in the Sphaerodactylidae family found in Guyana.
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Gonatodes timidus
Stejneger's worm lizard
Stejneger's worm lizard
Stejneger's worm lizard is a species of amphisbaenian in the family Amphisbaenidae. The species is endemic to Guyana.
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Stejneger's worm lizard
Yanomamia hoogmoedi
Yanomamia hoogmoedi
Yanomamia hoogmoedi is a species of lizard in the family Gymnophthalmidae. It is endemic to Guyana.
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Yanomamia hoogmoedi
Sinnamary brush-tailed rat
Sinnamary brush-tailed rat
The Sinnamary brush-tailed rat, is a species of rodent in the family Echimyidae. It is found in French Guiana, Guyana, and possibly Suriname. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.
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Sinnamary brush-tailed rat