Endemic Animals of Paraguay








Rhinella diptycha
Rhinella diptycha
Rhinella diptycha, sometimes referred to as Cope's toad, Schneider's toad, cururu toad, or rococo toad, is a toad found in northern Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, eastern Bolivia, and eastern and southern Brazil. It is one of three rather similar species sometimes referred to as "cururu toads" in Brazil, the others being R. jimi and R. marina . Like those, R. diptycha is a large toad, females up to 25 cm in snout–to–vent length and males up to 18 cm ...
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Rhinella diptycha
Amphisbaena albocingulata
Amphisbaena albocingulata
Amphisbaena albocingulata is a worm lizard species in the family Amphisbaenidae. It is endemic to Paraguay.
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Amphisbaena albocingulata
Phyllopezus heuteri
Phyllopezus heuteri
Phyllopezus heuteri is a species of gecko, a lizard in the family Phyllodactylidae. The species is endemic to Paraguay.
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Phyllopezus heuteri
Homonota rupicola
Homonota rupicola
Homonota rupicola is a species of gecko. It is endemic to Paraguay.
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Homonota rupicola
Colobosaura kraepelini
Colobosaura kraepelini
Colobosaura kraepelini, the Chaco colobosaura, is a species of lizard in the family Gymnophthalmidae. It is endemic to Paraguay.
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Colobosaura kraepelini
Chacoan tuco-tuco
Chacoan tuco-tuco
The Chacoan tuco-tuco is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae. It is endemic to Paraguay.
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Chacoan tuco-tuco
Pilar tuco-tuco
Pilar tuco-tuco
The Pilar tuco-tuco is a species of rodent in the family Ctenomyidae. It is found in Ñeembucú and Misiones Departments in southern Paraguay, east of the city of Pilar. The species lives in areas with sandy soil. It is present in a few isolated populations and is threatened by conversion of its habitat to agriculture and its treatment as a pest. Its karyotype has 2n = 48 or 50 and FN = 50.
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Pilar tuco-tuco