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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 Malawi may not be listed here. For a complete list of endangered species in Africa, browse the Africa endangered species list.

Endangered species found in Malawi:

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. Afrcan White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus Birds Africa
2. African Elephant Loxodonta africana Mammals Africa
3. African Lion Panthera leo Mammals Africa, Asia
4. African Mahogany Khaya anthotheca Plants Angola, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ghana, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
5. African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris Birds Africa, Asia, Middle East
6. African Wild Dog  WATCH A LIVE AFRICAN WILD DOG Lycaon pictus Mammals Sub-saharan Africa
7. Aristochromis Deep Otopharynx walteri Fishes Malawi
8. Arthroleptis francei Arthroleptis francei Amphibians Malawi
9. Aspatharia subreniformis Aspatharia subreniformis Clams Malawi
10. Aulonocara auditor Aulonocara auditor Fishes Malawi
11. Aulonocara steveni Aulonocara steveni Fishes Malawi
12. Aulonocara aquilonium Aulonocara aquilonium Fishes Malawi
13. Aulonocara nyassae Aulonocara nyassae Fishes Malawi
14. Aulonocara maylandi Aulonocara maylandi Fishes Malawi
15. Aulonocara korneliae Aulonocara korneliae Fishes Malawi
16. Aulonocara kandeense Aulonocara kandeense Fishes Malawi
17. Aulonocara hueseri Aulonocara hueseri Fishes Malawi
18. Aulonocara hansbaenschi Aulonocara hansbaenschi Fishes Malawi, Mozambique
19. Aulonocara ethelwynnae Aulonocara ethelwynnae Fishes Malawi
20. Barbus choloensis Barbus choloensis Fishes Malawi
21. Basra Reed Warbler Acrocephalus griseldis Birds Botswana, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Israel, Kenya, Kuwait, Malawi, Mozambique, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda
22. Bellamya robertsoni Bellamya robertsoni Snails Malawi, Mozambique
23. Black Rhinoceros Diceros bicornis Mammals Sub-saharan Africa
24. Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic
25. Blue Swallow Hirundo atrocaerulea Birds Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
26. Bread Palm Encephalartos gratus Plants Malawi, Mozambique
27. Broadley's Mountain Frog Nothophryne broadleyi Amphibians Malawi, Mozambique
28. Broadley's Ridged Frog Ptychadena broadleyi Amphibians Malawi
29. Bulinus succinoides Bulinus succinoides Snails Malawi
30. Bulinus nyassanus Bulinus nyassanus Snails Malawi
31. Buxus nyasica Buxus nyasica Plants Malawi
32. Checkered Sengi Rhynchocyon cirnei Mammals Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
33. Cheetah  WATCH A LIVE CHEETAH Acinonyx jubatus Mammals Africa to India
34. Chlorocnemis montana Chlorocnemis montana Insects Malawi, Tanzania
35. Chlorocnemis abbotti Chlorocnemis abbotti Insects Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania
36. Chlorocypha jacksoni Chlorocypha jacksoni Insects Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Kenya, Malawi, Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Uganda
37. Common Hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius Mammals Africa
38. Copadichromis mbenji Copadichromis mbenji Fishes Malawi
39. Copadichromis geertsi Copadichromis geertsi Fishes Malawi, Mozambique
40. Copadichromis cyclicos Copadichromis cyclicos Fishes Malawi
41. Copadichromis conophorus Copadichromis conophorus Fishes Malawi
42. Copadichromis boadzulu Copadichromis boadzulu Fishes Malawi
43. Copadichromis verduyni Copadichromis verduyni Fishes Malawi, Mozambique
44. Copadichromis atripinnis Copadichromis atripinnis Fishes Malawi
45. Copadichromis trewavasae Copadichromis trewavasae Fishes Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania
46. Copadichromis thinos Copadichromis thinos Fishes Malawi
47. Copadichromis nkatae Copadichromis nkatae Fishes Malawi
48. Corncrake Crex crex Birds Africa to Asia
49. Cynotilapia zebroides Cynotilapia zebroides Fishes Malawi
50. Cynotilapia axelrodi Cynotilapia axelrodi Fishes Malawi
51. Deinbollia nyasica Deinbollia nyasica Plants Malawi
52. Delectable Soft-furred Mouse Praomys delectorum Mammals Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia
53. Denham's Bustard Neotis denhami Birds Africa
54. East Coast Akalat Sheppardia gunningi Birds Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania
55. Elegant Malachite Chlorolestes elegans Insects Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe
56. Euphorbia lividiflora Euphorbia lividiflora Plants Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
57. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata Birds Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
58. Eurasian Peregrine Falcon  WATCH A LIVE EURASIAN PEREGRINE FALCON Falco peregrinus peregrinus Birds Eurasia south to Africa and Mideast
59. Fire Blue Hap Protomelas dejunctus Fishes Malawi
60. Great Snipe Gallinago media Birds Africa, Asia, Europe
61. Haplochromis tweddlei Haplochromis tweddlei Fishes Malawi, Mozambique
62. Iodotropheus stuartgranti Iodotropheus stuartgranti Fishes Malawi, Mozambique
63. Iodotropheus sprengerae Iodotropheus sprengerae Fishes Malawi
64. Iodotropheus declivitas Iodotropheus declivitas Fishes Malawi
65. Johnston's River Frog Amietia johnstoni Amphibians Malawi
66. Kola Nut Cola mossambicensis Plants Malawi, Mozambique
67. Labidochromis chisumluae Labidochromis chisumluae Fishes Malawi
68. Labidochromis mylodon Labidochromis mylodon Fishes Malawi
69. Labidochromis mbenjii Labidochromis mbenjii Fishes Malawi
70. Labidochromis lividus Labidochromis lividus Fishes Malawi
71. Labidochromis ianthinus Labidochromis ianthinus Fishes Malawi
72. Labidochromis heterodon Labidochromis heterodon Fishes Malawi
73. Labidochromis gigas Labidochromis gigas Fishes Malawi
74. Labidochromis zebroides Labidochromis zebroides Fishes Malawi
75. Labidochromis freibergi Labidochromis freibergi Fishes Malawi
76. Labidochromis strigatus Labidochromis strigatus Fishes Malawi
77. Labidochromis flavigulis Labidochromis flavigulis Fishes Malawi
78. Labidochromis pallidus Labidochromis pallidus Fishes Malawi
79. Lanistes stuhlmanni Lanistes stuhlmanni Snails Malawi, Mozambique
80. Lanistes solidus Lanistes solidus Snails Malawi, Mozambique
81. Lanistes nyssanus Lanistes nyssanus Snails Malawi, Mozambique
82. Lanistes nasutus Lanistes nasutus Snails Malawi, Mozambique
83. Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotos Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
84. Large-eared Free-tailed Bat Otomops martiensseni Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
85. Leopard  WATCH A LIVE LEOPARD Panthera pardus Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
86. Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
87. Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
88. Lethrinops stridae Lethrinops stridae Fishes Malawi
89. Lethrinops oculatus Lethrinops oculatus Fishes Malawi
90. Lethrinops microdon Lethrinops microdon Fishes Malawi
91. Lethrinops micrentodon Lethrinops micrentodon Fishes Malawi
92. Lethrinops macrophthalmus Lethrinops macrophthalmus Fishes Malawi
93. Lethrinops macracanthus Lethrinops macracanthus Fishes Malawi
94. Lilian's Lovebird Agapornis lilianae Birds Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
95. Maccoa Duck Oxyura maccoa Birds Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe
96. Madagascar Pond-heron Ardeola idae Birds Africa
97. Maylandia estherae Maylandia estherae Fishes Malawi
98. Maylandia pyrsonotos Maylandia pyrsonotos Fishes Malawi
99. Maylandia emmiltos Maylandia emmiltos Fishes Malawi
100. Maylandia pursa Maylandia pursa Fishes Malawi
101. Maylandia cyneusmarginata Maylandia cyneusmarginata Fishes Malawi
102. Maylandia melabranchion Maylandia melabranchion Fishes Malawi
103. Maylandia chrysomallos Maylandia chrysomallos Fishes Malawi
104. Maylandia mbenjii Maylandia mbenjii Fishes Malawi
105. Maylandia callainos Maylandia callainos Fishes Malawi
106. Maylandia lombardoi Maylandia lombardoi Fishes Malawi
107. Maylandia benetos Maylandia benetos Fishes Malawi
108. Maylandia heteropicta Maylandia heteropicta Fishes Malawi
109. Maylandia xanstomachus Maylandia xanstomachus Fishes Malawi
110. Maylandia aurora Maylandia aurora Fishes Malawi, Mozambique
111. Maylandia hajomaylandi Maylandia hajomaylandi Fishes Malawi
112. Maylandia thapsinogen Maylandia thapsinogen Fishes Malawi
113. Maylandia greshakei Maylandia greshakei Fishes Malawi
114. Maylandia sandaracinos Maylandia sandaracinos Fishes Malawi
115. Melanochromis elastodema Melanochromis elastodema Fishes Malawi
116. Melanochromis perileucos Melanochromis perileucos Fishes Malawi
117. Melanochromis dialeptos Melanochromis dialeptos Fishes Malawi
118. Melanochromis mellitus Melanochromis mellitus Fishes Malawi
119. Melanochromis cyaneorhabdos Melanochromis cyaneorhabdos Fishes Malawi
120. Melanochromis loriae Melanochromis loriae Fishes Malawi
121. Melanochromis chipokae Melanochromis chipokae Fishes Malawi
122. Melanochromis lepidiadaptes Melanochromis lepidiadaptes Fishes Malawi
123. Melanochromis baliodigma Melanochromis baliodigma Fishes Malawi
124. Melanochromis johannii Melanochromis johannii Fishes Malawi
125. Melanochromis joanjohnsonae Melanochromis joanjohnsonae Fishes Malawi
126. Melanochromis interruptus Melanochromis interruptus Fishes Malawi
127. Melanochromis heterochromis Melanochromis heterochromis Fishes Malawi
128. Melanochromis xanthodigma Melanochromis xanthodigma Fishes Malawi
129. Melanoides turritispira Melanoides turritispira Snails Malawi
130. Melanoides truncatelliformis Melanoides truncatelliformis Snails Malawi
131. Melanoides pupiformis Melanoides pupiformis Snails Malawi
132. Melanoides polymorpha Melanoides polymorpha Snails Malawi
133. Mlanje Cedar Widdringtonia whytei Plants Malawi
134. Montane Demoiselle Umma declivium Insects Malawi, Tanzania
135. Morinda asteroscepa Morinda asteroscepa Plants Malawi, Tanzania
136. Mutela alata Mutela alata Clams Malawi
137. Nepogomphoides stuhlmanni Nepogomphoides stuhlmanni Insects Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania
138. Nyika Dwarf Toad Mertensophryne nyikae Amphibians Malawi, Zambia
139. Ocotea kenyensis Ocotea kenyensis Plants Africa
140. Olive-headed Weaver Ploceus olivaceiceps Birds Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia
141. Opsaridium microlepis Opsaridium microlepis Fishes Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania
142. Opsaridium microcephalum Opsaridium microcephalum Fishes Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania
143. Oreochromis karongae Oreochromis karongae Fishes Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania
144. Oreochromis squamipinnis Oreochromis squamipinnis Fishes Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania
145. Oreochromis mossambicus Oreochromis mossambicus Fishes Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe
146. Oreochromis lidole Oreochromis lidole Fishes Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania
147. Oreocnemis phoenix Oreocnemis phoenix Insects Malawi
148. Otopharynx lithobates Otopharynx lithobates Fishes Malawi
149. Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus Birds Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
150. Petrotilapia nigra Petrotilapia nigra Fishes Malawi
151. Petrotilapia chrysos Petrotilapia chrysos Fishes Malawi
152. Philippia nyassana Philippia nyassana Plants Malawi
153. Potamonautes montivagus Potamonautes montivagus Crustaceans Malawi
154. Potamonautes choloensis Potamonautes choloensis Crustaceans Malawi
155. Protomelas virgatus Protomelas virgatus Fishes Malawi
156. Pseudotropheus galanos Pseudotropheus galanos Fishes Malawi
157. Pseudotropheus flavus Pseudotropheus flavus Fishes Malawi
158. Pseudotropheus cyaneus Pseudotropheus cyaneus Fishes Malawi
159. Pseudotropheus ater Pseudotropheus ater Fishes Malawi
160. Pseudotropheus tursiops Pseudotropheus tursiops Fishes Malawi
161. Pseudotropheus saulosi Pseudotropheus saulosi Fishes Malawi
162. Pseudotropheus purpuratus Pseudotropheus purpuratus Fishes Malawi
163. Pseudotropheus modestus Pseudotropheus modestus Fishes Malawi
164. Puku Kobus vardonii Mammals Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia
165. Rawsonia burtt-davyi Rawsonia burtt-davyi Plants Malawi
166. Red Jungle-skimmer Hadrothemis scabrifrons Insects Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
167. Reiche's Squeaker Arthroleptis reichei Amphibians Malawi, Tanzania
168. Rubberlip Hap Otopharynx pachycheilus Fishes Malawi
169. Seychelles Fineliner Teinobasis alluaudi Insects Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Tanzania
170. Shoebill Balaeniceps rex Birds Burundi, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
171. Spotted Ground-thrush Zoothera guttata Birds Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Kenya, Malawi, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania
172. Stierling's Woodpecker Dendropicos stierlingi Birds Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania
173. Straw-coloured Fruit Bat Eidolon helvum Mammals Africa, Asia, Middle East
174. Striped Roundleaf Bat Hipposideros vittatus Mammals Angola, Botswana, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ethiopia, Guinea, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
175. Taita Falcon Falco fasciinucha Birds Botswana, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
176. Tana Labeo Labeo mesops Fishes Malawi
177. Tanzanian Vlei Rat Otomys lacustris Mammals Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia
178. Temnick's Ground Pangolin  WATCH A LIVE TEMNICK'S GROUND PANGOLIN Smutsia temminckii Mammals Africa
179. Ternstroemia polypetala Ternstroemia polypetala Plants Cameroon, Malawi, Tanzania
180. Thermochoria jeanneli Thermochoria jeanneli Insects Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia
181. Thyolo Alethe Alethe choloensis Birds Malawi, Mozambique
182. Trichocladus goetzei Trichocladus goetzei Plants Malawi, Tanzania
183. Tropheops tropheops Tropheops tropheops Fishes Malawi
184. Tropheops microstoma Tropheops microstoma Fishes Malawi
185. Tropheops gracilior Tropheops gracilior Fishes Malawi
186. Wattled Crane Grus carunculatus Birds Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
187. White-headed Vulture Trigonoceps occipitalis Birds Africa
188. White-winged Apalis Apalis chariessa Birds Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania
189. Yellow-throated Apalis Apalis flavigularis Birds Malawi
190. Zanthoxylum deremense Zanthoxylum deremense Plants Africa

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