Endemic Animals of Suriname








Arrowhead piculet
Arrowhead piculet
The arrowhead piculet or Guianan piculet is a species of bird in the family Picidae. It is found in French Guiana, Guyana, and Suriname.
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Arrowhead piculet
Caecilia albiventris
Caecilia albiventris
Caecilia albiventris is a species of caecilian in the family Caeciliidae. It is endemic to Suriname. Its natural habitats are tropical moist lowland forests, plantations, rural gardens, and heavily degraded former forest.
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Caecilia albiventris
Cochranella geijskesi
Cochranella geijskesi
"Cochranella" geijskesi, also known as the Wilhelmina Cochran frog, is a species of frog in the family Centrolenidae. It is endemic to Suriname. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and rivers.
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Cochranella geijskesi
Microcaecilia taylori
Microcaecilia taylori
Microcaecilia taylori is a species of caecilian in the family Siphonopidae. It is known from two widely separated populations, one in southern Suriname and other one in Pará, Brazil, south of the Amazon River. It is not clear whether the gap is real or whether the populations south of the Amazon River represent a distinct species. Microcaecilia taylori was confused with Microcaecilia marvaleewakeae before the latter was described in 2013.
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Microcaecilia taylori
Dendropsophus gaucheri
Dendropsophus gaucheri
Dendropsophus gaucheri is a species of frogs in the family Hylidae.
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Dendropsophus gaucheri
Fuente's Powakka tree frog
Fuente's Powakka tree frog
Fuente's Powakka tree frog is a species of frog in the family Hylidae endemic to Suriname. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, moist savanna and rivers.
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Fuente's Powakka tree frog
Amphisbaena myersi
Amphisbaena myersi
Amphisbaena myersi is a species of worm lizard in the family Amphisbaenidae. The species is endemic to Suriname.
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Amphisbaena myersi
Cnemidophorus pseudolemniscatus
Cnemidophorus pseudolemniscatus
Cnemidophorus pseudolemniscatus, Colee's racerunner, is a species of teiid lizard found in Suriname and French Guiana.
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Cnemidophorus pseudolemniscatus
Suriname lowland forest cottontail
Suriname lowland forest cottontail
The Suriname tapeti or Suriname lowland forest cottontail is a South American species of cottontail rabbit described in 2017. It is known from the lowlands of western Suriname, and was described from specimens collected by Dutch scientists in the 1980s. Its size is relatively large for a South American cottontail rabbit. The rabbit is likely already threatened due to environmental degradation in the region, and its discovery could boost ...
conservation efforts in the area. It was discovered by Portland State University Professor Luis Ruedas.
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Suriname lowland forest cottontail