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Note/Disclaimer: This list is made possible through a database keyword search/filtering process which may not be 100% accurate. Therefore, all endangered species of Belize may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in Central America, browse the Central America endangered species list.

Endangered species found in Belize:

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total at the bottom of this page as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About Us page.

 Species NameScientific NameGroupRange
1. Acropora Coral Acropora palmata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, Gulf of Mexico, North America (United States Territory)
2. Acropora Coral Acropora cervicornis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, Gulf of Mexico, North America (United States Territory)
3. Aegiphila panamensis Aegiphila panamensis Plants Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
4. Aegiphila monstrosa Aegiphila monstrosa Plants Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
5. Big Leaf Mahogany Swietenia macrophylla Plants Central America, North America, South America
6. Black Catbird Melanoptila glabrirostris Birds Belize, Guatemala, Mexico
7. Black Rail Laterallus jamaicensis Birds Central America, North America (including United States), South America
8. Black Rockfish Mycteroperca bonaci Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
9. Blue-spotted Mexican Treefrog Smilisca cyanosticta Amphibians Belize, Guatemala, Mexico
10. Bromeliad Treefrog Bromeliohyla bromeliacia Amphibians Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
11. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Birds Coastal Central and South America, USA (Carolinas to Texas, California, Oregon, Washington), West Indies
12. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
13. Bully Tree Sideroxylon stevensonii Plants Belize, Guatemala
14. Bully Tree Sideroxylon durifolium Plants Belize
15. Campbell's Forest Toad Incilius campbelli Amphibians Belize, Guatemala, Honduras
16. Caribbean Reef Shark Carcharhinus perezi Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
17. Central American River Turtle Dermatemys mawii Reptiles Belize, Guatemala, Mexico
18. Central American Snapping Turtle Chelydra rossignoni Reptiles Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
19. Central American Tapir Tapirus bairdii Mammals Southern Mexico to Colombia and Ecuador
20. Ceratozamia robusta Ceratozamia robusta Plants Belize, Guatemala, Mexico
21. Cerulean Warbler Dendroica cerulea Birds Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, Panama, Peru, United States, Venezuela
22. Cigar-box Wood Cedrela odorata Plants Central America, North America, South America
23. Cougar  WATCH A LIVE COUGAR Puma concolor Mammals North and Central America
24. Cowfish Rhinoptera bonasus Fishes Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Florida, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
25. Craugastor sandersoni Craugastor sandersoni Amphibians Belize, Guatemala
26. Craugastor sabrinus Craugastor sabrinus Amphibians Belize, Guatemala
27. Craugastor psephosypharus Craugastor psephosypharus Amphibians Belize, Guatemala
28. Craugastor laticeps Craugastor laticeps Amphibians Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
29. Craugastor chac Craugastor chac Amphibians Belize, Guatemala, Honduras
30. Crossband Rockfish Mycteroperca interstitialis Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
31. Cubera Snapper Lutjanus cyanopterus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), South America
32. Devil Fish Manta birostris Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Hawaii, Middle East, North America, Oceanic, South America
33. Doflein's Salamander Bolitoglossa dofleini Amphibians Belize, Guatemala, Honduras
34. Donkey Fish Dermatolepis inermis Fishes Central and South America, North America (including United States), Oceanic
35. Elliptical Star Coral Dichocoenia stokesii Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
36. Fulfordianthus evansii Fulfordianthus evansii Plants Belize, Costa Rica
37. Furrowed Wood Turtle Rhinoclemmys areolata Reptiles Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
38. Giant Anteater Myrmecophaga tridactyla Mammals Central and South America
39. Giant Butterfly Ray Gymnura altavela Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
40. Giant Hispaniolan Galliwasp Celestus rozellae Reptiles Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
41. Golden-cheeked Wood Warbler Dendroica chrysoparia Birds Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Texas
42. Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Birds Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
43. Goliath Grouper Epinephelus itajara Fishes Africa, Central and South America, Mexico, United States (Florida, Minor Outlying Islands)
44. Great Curassow Crax rubra Birds Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
45. Guatemalan Black Howler Monkey Alouatta pigra Mammals Belize, Guatemala, Mexico (Campeche, Chiapas, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Yucatan)
46. Guianan Crested Eagle Morphnus guianensis Birds Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
47. Hammerhead Shark Sphyrna mokarran Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Middle East, Oceanic, United States
48. Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja Birds Mexico south to Argentina
49. Hogfish Lachnolaimus maximus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
50. Holywood Lignum Vitae Guaiacum sanctum Plants Central and South America, Florida, Mexico, Puerto Rico
51. Honduras Mahogany Swietenia humilis Plants Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
52. Jaguar  WATCH A LIVE JAGUAR Panthera onca Mammals Arizona, California, Central and South America, Louisiana, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
53. Keel-billed Motmot Electron carinatum Birds Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
54. Lamarck's Sheet Coral Agaricia lamarcki Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central and South America, Europe, North America (including United States)
55. Large Ivory Coral Oculina varicosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
56. Largetooth Sawfish Pristis perotteti Fishes Africa, Central and South America, Europe, Mexico, United States
57. Least Tern Sterna antillarum Birds Bahamas, Central America (winters), Greater and Lesser Antilles, Mexico, Northern South America, USA (California, including the Miss. R. Basin), Atlantic Gulf Coasts
58. Leprus Chirping Frog Eleutherodactylus leprus Amphibians Belize, Guatemala, Mexico
59. Lined Seahorse Hippocampus erectus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
60. Long-tailed Otter Lontra longicaudis Mammals South America
61. Magnolia Magnolia yoroconte Plants Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
62. Margay Leopardus wiedii Mammals Central and South America, Mexico
63. Maya Knobtail Epigomphus maya Insects Belize
64. Maya Mountains Frog Lithobates juliani Amphibians Belize
65. Maya Palm Gaussia maya Plants Belize, Guatemala, Mexico
66. Mexican Ground Pit Viper Agkistrodon bilineatus Reptiles Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
67. Millepora striata Millepora striata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, North America, South America
68. Montastraea franksi Montastraea franksi Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
69. Montastraea faveolata Montastraea faveolata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, North America (including United States Territory), South America
70. Montastraea annularis Montastraea annularis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, North America (including United States Territory), South America
71. Morelet's Crocodile Crocodylus moreletii Reptiles Belize, Guatemala, Mexico
72. Morelet's Treefrog Agalychnis moreletii Amphibians Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
73. Mountain Pimento Schippia concolor Plants Belize
74. Mutton Snapper Lutjanus analis Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
75. Nassau Grouper Epinephelus striatus Fishes Central and South America, United States (Florida, Minor Outlying Islands)
76. Oceanic Whitetip Shark Carcharhinus longimanus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States and Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
77. Ocellated Turkey Meleagris ocellata Birds Belize, Guatemala, Mexico
78. Ocelot  WATCH A LIVE OCELOT Leopardus pardalis Mammals USA (Arizona, Texas) to Central and South America
79. Painted Bunting Passerina ciris Birds Central America, North America (including United States)
80. Persea schiedeana Persea schiedeana Plants Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
81. Pillar Coral Dendrogyra cylindrus Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), South America
82. Pinus tecunumanii Pinus tecunumanii Plants Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
83. Pithecellobium stevensonii Pithecellobium stevensonii Plants Belize, Guatemala, Honduras
84. Pithecellobium johansenii Pithecellobium johansenii Plants Belize, Guatemala, Honduras
85. Poey's Grouper Epinephelus flavolimbatus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), South America
86. Pouteria Tree Pouteria amygdalina Plants Central America
87. Pouteria Tree Pouteria belizensis Plants Central America, North America
88. Queen Triggerfish Balistes vetula Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
89. Quercus purulhana Quercus purulhana Plants Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
90. Quiina schippii Quiina schippii Plants Belize, Honduras
91. Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
92. Red Grouper Epinephelus morio Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
93. Red Porgy Pagrus pagrus Fishes Asia, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, Mexico, United States
94. Reticulated Toadfish Sanopus reticulatus Fishes Belize
95. Rosewood Dalbergia retusa Plants Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
96. Rough Cactus Coral Mycetophyllia ferox Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, North America (including United States), South America
97. Seabass Epinephelus niveatus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
98. Spectral Bat Vampyrum spectrum Mammals Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
99. Splendid Toadfish Sanopus splendidus Fishes Belize, Mexico
100. Spotted Eagle Ray Aetobatus narinari Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, North America (including United States and US Island Territory and Hawaii), Oceans, South America
101. Thin Leaf Lettuce Coral Agaricia tenuifolia Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America (including United States Territories), South America
102. Thomas's Sac-winged Bat Balantiopteryx io Mammals Belize, Guatemala, Mexico
103. Trichilia breviflora Trichilia breviflora Plants Belize, Guatemala, Honduras
104. Van Gelder's Bat Bauerus dubiaquercus Mammals Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
105. Vitex kuylenii Vitex kuylenii Plants Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
106. Vitex gaumeri Vitex gaumeri Plants Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico
107. West Indian Manatee  WATCH A LIVE WEST INDIAN MANATEE Trichechus manatus Mammals Caribbean Sea, South America, Southeastern USA
108. Whale Shark  WATCH A LIVE WHALE SHARK Rhincodon typus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
109. White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala Birds Central America, North America (including United States), South America
110. White-lipped Peccary Tayassu pecari Mammals Central America, North America, South America
111. Whitelined Toadfish Sanopus greenfieldorum Fishes Belize
112. Whitespotted Toadfish Sanopus astrifer Fishes Belize
113. Yellow-headed Parrot Amazona oratrix Birds Belize, Guatemala, Mexico
114. Yellowfin Grouper Mycteroperca venenosa Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
115. Yucatan Brown Brocket Deer Mazama pandora Mammals Belize, Guatemala, Mexico
116. Zamia variegata Zamia variegata Plants Central America, North America
117. Zamia prasina Zamia prasina Plants Central America
118. Zamia polymorpha Zamia polymorpha Plants Central America, North America
119. Zanthoxylum procerum Zanthoxylum procerum Plants Central America, North America
120. Zanthoxylum gentlei Zanthoxylum gentlei Plants Central America
121. Zanthoxylum ferrugineum Zanthoxylum ferrugineum Plants Central America
122. Zanthoxylum belizense Zanthoxylum belizense Plants Central America, North America

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