Endemic Animals of Mozambique








Selous' zebra
Selous' zebra
Selous' zebra is a subspecies of the plains zebra distributed across southeastern Africa. It is found mostly in Mozambique{an investigation conducted by shedrack barnaba} .
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Selous' zebra
Namuli apalis
Namuli apalis
The Namuli apalis is a small African passerine bird belonging to the genus Apalis in the family Cisticolidae. It was formerly considered as a subspecies of the bar-throated apalis.
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Namuli apalis
Nothophryne unilurio
Nothophryne unilurio
Nothophryne unilurio is a species of frog in the family Pyxicephalidae described in 2018. It is endemic to Taratibu Nills in northern Mozambique. The specific name unilurio is derived from Lúrio University, or Unilúrio, the name of a Mozambican university responsible for the research that culminated with the finding of the new species.
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Nothophryne unilurio
Atheris mabuensis
Atheris mabuensis
Atheris mabuensis, the Mount Mabu forest viper, is a species of venomous snake in the family Viperidae. It is endemic to Mozambique.
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Atheris mabuensis
Mount Mabu chameleon
Mount Mabu chameleon
The Mount Mabu chameleon is one of two species in the genus Nadzikambia . It is a small chameleon from Mount Mabu in Mozambique.
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Mount Mabu chameleon
Cordylus meculae
Cordylus meculae
Cordylus meculae, the Mecula girdled lizard, is a third species from the Rhodesian girdled lizard complex, and was described from Mount Mecula in northern Mozambique. It lives in granite outcrops of montane grasslands and dry miombo woodland. The nostril pierces the center of the nasal scale and the head shields are rugose. The dorsal coloration is dark brown with paler infusions on the flanks. The head is almost black with yellow lips and ...
scattered yellow flecks on the head and neck. The belly is buff colored.
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Cordylus meculae
Afroedura gorongosa
Afroedura gorongosa
Afroedura gorongosa is a species of African gecko found in Mozambique.
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Afroedura gorongosa
Zygaspis maraisi
Zygaspis maraisi
Zygaspis maraisi is a worm lizard species in the family Amphisbaenidae. It is endemic to Mozambique.
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Zygaspis maraisi
Leptotyphlops telloi
Leptotyphlops telloi
Leptotyphlops telloi, also known commonly as Tello's threadsnake or Tello's worm snake, is a species of snake in the family Leptotyphlopidae. The species is indigenous to southern Africa.
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Leptotyphlops telloi
Zygaspis violacea
Zygaspis violacea
Zygaspis violacea is a worm lizard species in the family Amphisbaenidae. It is endemic to Mozambique.
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Zygaspis violacea
Vincent's bush squirrel
Vincent's bush squirrel
Vincent's bush squirrel is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae, named in honour of Jack Vincent. It is endemic to Mozambique. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and it is threatened by habitat loss.
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Vincent's bush squirrel
Vinson's slit-faced bat
Vinson's slit-faced bat
Vinson's slit-faced bat is a species of slit-faced bat known only from two specimens. Both specimens were smoked out of a baobab tree in a national park in southern Mozambique. Virtually nothing is known about this species.
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Vinson's slit-faced bat
Mount Mabu horseshoe bat
Mount Mabu horseshoe bat
The Mount Mabu horseshoe bat is a species of horseshoe bat that is endemic to the Southeast African nation of Mozambique.
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Mount Mabu horseshoe bat
Idiosepius minimus
Idiosepius minimus
Idiosepius minimus is a species of bobtail squid native to the "coast of Africa" where it occurs in shallow, inshore waters. Specimens collected under the junior synonyms I. biserialis and I. macrocheir were described from Mozambique. Since the further collecting effort off Mozambique has seen additional specimens gained. As a result it has been inferred that this species has a relatively restricted distribution since Idiosepius has not been ...
recorded elsewhere in Africa.
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Idiosepius minimus
Halgerda mozambiquensis
Halgerda mozambiquensis
Halgerda mozambiquensis is a species of sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a shell-less marine gastropod mollusk in the family Discodorididae.
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Halgerda mozambiquensis
Clavus basipunctatus
Clavus basipunctatus
Clavus basipunctatus' is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Drilliidae.
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Clavus basipunctatus
Conasprella ramalhoi
Conasprella ramalhoi
Conasprella ramalhoi is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conidae, the cone snails and their allies.
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Conasprella ramalhoi
Calliotropis bucina
Calliotropis bucina
Calliotropis bucina is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Eucyclidae.
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Calliotropis bucina