Endemic Animals of Aruba








Crotalus durissus unicolor
Crotalus durissus unicolor
Common names: Aruba rattlesnake, Aruba island rattlesnake, Cascabel . Crotalus unicolor is a venomous pitviper species found only on the Caribbean island of Aruba, off the coast of Venezuela. It is sometimes still classified as a subspecies of Crotalus durissus.
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Crotalus durissus unicolor
Cnemidophorus arubensis
Cnemidophorus arubensis
Cnemidophorus arubensis, the Aruba whiptail, is a species of whiptail lizard in the genus Cnemidophorus. It is found on the island of Aruba.
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Cnemidophorus arubensis
Anolis lineatus
Anolis lineatus
The Curacao striped anole or striped anole is a species of lizard in the family Dactyloidae. It is native to Curaçao and Aruba of the Netherlands Antilles, but has also been introduced to Klein Curaçao. It is generally common, and is particularly common in densely vegetated gardens in the capital Willemstad. It is found in dry tropical shrubland at all elevations in its range, but is uncommon in habitats without larger trees. It can often be s ...
een on rocks, the walls of buildings or tree trunks; at various heights but often relatively close to the ground. It is a member of the A. chrysolepis species group.
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Anolis lineatus
Aruba leaf-toed gecko
Aruba leaf-toed gecko
The Aruba leaf-toed gecko is a species of gecko. It is endemic to Aruba.
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Aruba leaf-toed gecko
Conus hieroglyphus
Conus hieroglyphus
Conus hieroglyphus, common name the hieroglyphic cone, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conidae, the cone snails and their allies. Like all species within the genus Conus, these snails are predatory and venomous. They are capable of "stinging" humans, therefore live ones should be handled carefully or not at all.
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Conus hieroglyphus
Conus curassaviensis
Conus curassaviensis
Conus curassaviensis is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Conidae, the cone snails and their allies. Like all species within the genus Conus, these snails are predatory and venomous. They are capable of "stinging" humans, therefore live ones should be handled carefully or not at all.
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Conus curassaviensis
Splendrillia stellae
Splendrillia stellae
Splendrillia stellae is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Drilliidae.
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Splendrillia stellae
Darrylia kleinrosa
Darrylia kleinrosa
Darrylia kleinrosa is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Horaiclavidae. According to Garcia, this species belongs in Darrylia and not in Miraclathurella .
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Darrylia kleinrosa