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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 Costa Rica 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 Costa Rica:

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. Abarema racemiflora Abarema racemiflora Plants Costa Rica
2. Acropora Coral Acropora nana Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
3. Acropora Coral Acropora hyacinthus Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
4. Acropora Coral Acropora formosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
5. Acropora Coral Acropora cervicornis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, Gulf of Mexico, North America (United States Territory)
6. Acropora Coral Acropora aspera Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
7. Acropora Coral Acropora pharaonis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, Oceanic
8. Acropora Coral Acropora papillare Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Asia, Australia, Central America
9. Acropora Coral Acropora paniculata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
10. Acropora Coral Acropora palmata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, Gulf of Mexico, North America (United States Territory)
11. Aegiphila panamensis Aegiphila panamensis Plants Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
12. Agassiz's Coral Cyphastrea agassizi Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Asia, Australia, Central America, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
13. Agonandra macrocarpa Agonandra macrocarpa Plants Costa Rica, Honduras
14. Aiouea obscura Aiouea obscura Plants Costa Rica
15. Alajuela Knobtail Epigomphus subsimilis Insects Costa Rica
16. Allacanthos pittieri Allacanthos pittieri Crustaceans Costa Rica, Panama
17. Alvarado's Salamander Bolitoglossa alvaradoi Amphibians Costa Rica
18. American Cinchona Plantation Treefrog Isthmohyla rivularis Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
19. American Crocodile Crocodylus acutus Reptiles Caribbean, Central and South America, Florida, Mexico
20. Amphitecna sessilifolius Amphitecna sessilifolius Plants Costa Rica, Panama
21. Amphitecna isthmica Amphitecna isthmica Plants Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama
22. Anaxagorea phaeocarpa Anaxagorea phaeocarpa Plants Costa Rica, Honduras
23. Anthodiscus chocoensis Anthodiscus chocoensis Plants Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama
24. Bactris longiseta Bactris longiseta Plants Costa Rica
25. Baird's Trogon Trogon bairdii Birds Costa Rica, Panama
26. Bangs's Mountain Squirrel Syntheosciurus brochus Mammals Costa Rica, Panama
27. Bare-necked Umbrellabird Cephalopterus glabricollis Birds Costa Rica, Panama
28. Bentfin Devil Ray Mobula thurstoni Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, North America, South America
29. Big Leaf Mahogany Swietenia macrophylla Plants Central America, North America, South America
30. Bigeye Tuna Thunnus obesus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America - Including United States (Hawaii), Oceanic, South America
31. Black Guan Chamaepetes unicolor Birds Costa Rica, Panama
32. Black Rail Laterallus jamaicensis Birds Central America, North America (including United States), South America
33. Black Rockfish Mycteroperca bonaci Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
34. Black Solitary Eagle Harpyhaliaetus solitarius Birds Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Venezuela
35. Black-backed Shadowdamsel Palaemnema melanota Insects Costa Rica
36. Black-capped Petrel Pterodroma hasitata Birds Central America, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
37. Black-cheeked Ant-tanager Habia atrimaxillaris Birds Costa Rica
38. Blacksaddled Coral Grouper Plectropomus laevis Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
39. Blue Coral Heliopora coerulea Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
40. Blue-and-gold Tanager Bangsia arcaei Birds Costa Rica, Panama
41. Blue-sided Treefrog Agalychnis annae Amphibians Costa Rica
42. Bombacopsis quinata Bombacopsis quinata Plants Colombia, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Venezuela
43. Boquete Rocket Frog Silverstoneia nubicola Amphibians Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama
44. Brown Pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Birds Coastal Central and South America, USA (Carolinas to Texas, California, Oregon, Washington), West Indies
45. Buff-breasted Sandpiper Tryngites subruficollis Birds Africa, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
46. Bullseye Electric Ray Diplobatus ommata Fishes California, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
47. Bumphead Parrotfish Bolbometopon muricatum Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
48. Cacao Shadowdamsel Palaemnema baltodanoi Insects Costa Rica
49. Calypogeia rhynchophylla Calypogeia rhynchophylla Plants Costa Rica
50. Camouflage Grouper Epinephelus polyphekadion Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
51. Camron Climbing Salamander Bolitoglossa lignicolor Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
52. Caribbean Reef Shark Carcharhinus perezi Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
53. Cartago Knobtail Epigomphus verticicornis Insects Costa Rica
54. Cartago Worm Salamander Oedipina altura Amphibians Costa Rica
55. Cauliflower Coral Pocillopora inflata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, North America, South America
56. Cauliflower Coral Pocillopora eydouxi Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
57. Cauliflower Coral Pocillopora elegans Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, North America (including United States Territory), South America
58. Cedro Misionero Cedrela fissilis Plants Central America, South America
59. Ceiba rosea Ceiba rosea Plants Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama
60. Central American Tapir Tapirus bairdii Mammals Southern Mexico to Colombia and Ecuador
61. Cerro Pando Salamander Bolitoglossa compacta Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
62. Cerro Pando Worm Salamander Oedipina grandis Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
63. 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
64. Chiriquita Shadowdamsel Palaemnema chiriquita Insects Costa Rica
65. Cienega Colorado Worm Salamander Oedipina uniformis Amphibians Costa Rica
66. Cigar-box Wood Cedrela odorata Plants Central America, North America, South America
67. Closed Brain Coral Leptoria phrygia Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
68. Cocos Cuckoo Coccyzus ferrugineus Birds Costa Rica
69. Cocos Flycatcher Nesotriccus ridgwayi Birds Costa Rica
70. Cocos Island Finch Pinaroloxias inornata Birds Costa Rica
71. Colorado Grouper Mycteroperca olfax Fishes Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador
72. Common Sawfish Pristis pristis Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Europe, Mexico, United States
73. Coralberry Ardisia furfuracella Plants Costa Rica, Panama
74. Cordia croatii Cordia croatii Plants Central America
75. Cordillera Central Salamander Bolitoglossa nigrescens Amphibians Costa Rica
76. Cordillera Talamanca Salamander Bolitoglossa sooyorum Amphibians Costa Rica
77. Cornus disciflora Cornus disciflora Plants Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama
78. Costa Rica Brook Frog Duellmanohyla uranochroa Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
79. Costa Rican Variable Harlequin Toad Atelopus varius Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
80. Cotton-top Marmoset Saguinus oedipus Mammals Costa Rica to Colombia
81. Cougar  WATCH A LIVE COUGAR Puma concolor Mammals North and Central America
82. Couratari scottmorii Couratari scottmorii Plants Costa Rica, Panama
83. Couratari guianensis Couratari guianensis Plants Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
84. Cowfish Rhinoptera bonasus Fishes Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Florida, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
85. Crater Salamander Bolitoglossa marmorea Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
86. Craugastor obesus Craugastor obesus Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
87. Craugastor gulosus Craugastor gulosus Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
88. Craugastor fleischmanni Craugastor fleischmanni Amphibians Costa Rica
89. Craugastor catalinae Craugastor catalinae Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
90. Craugastor angelicus Craugastor angelicus Amphibians Costa Rica
91. Craugastor taurus Craugastor taurus Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
92. Craugastor andi Craugastor andi Amphibians Costa Rica
93. Craugastor ranoides Craugastor ranoides Amphibians Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama
94. Craugastor podiciferus Craugastor podiciferus Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
95. Craugastor persimilis Craugastor persimilis Amphibians Costa Rica
96. Crepidophryne chompipe Crepidophryne chompipe Amphibians Costa Rica
97. Crown Shark Sphyrna corona Fishes Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru
98. Crust Coral Leptastrea bottae Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
99. Crust Coral Leptastrea aequalis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Oceanic
100. Cryosophila grayumii Cryosophila grayumii Plants Costa Rica
101. Cryosophila cookii Cryosophila cookii Plants Costa Rica
102. Cubera Snapper Lutjanus cyanopterus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), South America
103. Cymbopetalum torulosum Cymbopetalum torulosum Plants Costa Rica, Panama
104. Dendropanax sessiliflorus Dendropanax sessiliflorus Plants Costa Rica, Panama
105. Dendropanax alberti-smithii Dendropanax alberti-smithii Plants Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama
106. Devil Fish Manta birostris Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Hawaii, Middle East, North America, Oceanic, South America
107. Dichapetalum costaricense Dichapetalum costaricense Plants Costa Rica, Nicaragua
108. Donkey Fish Dermatolepis inermis Fishes Central and South America, North America (including United States), Oceanic
109. Dwarf Climbing Salamander Bolitoglossa minutula Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
110. Ecnomiohyla miliaria Ecnomiohyla miliaria Amphibians Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
111. El Empalme Worm Salamander Oedipina paucidentata Amphibians Costa Rica
112. Elegant Tern Sterna elegans Birds Belgium, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), France, Guatemala, Honduras, Ireland, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, United States, United States Minor Outlying Islands
113. Elliptical Star Coral Dichocoenia stokesii Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
114. Elongate Shadowdamsel Palaemnema gigantula Insects Costa Rica, Nicaragua
115. Epidendrum cocoense Epidendrum cocoense Plants Cocos Island
116. Epidendrum insulanum Epidendrum insulanum Plants Cocos Island
117. Eugenia salamensis Eugenia salamensis Plants Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
118. False Cienega Colorado Worm Salamander Oedipina pseudouniformis Amphibians Costa Rica, Nicaragua
119. Fiddlefish Rhinobatos leucorhynchus Fishes Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
120. Five-keeled Spiny-tailed Iguana Ctenosaura quinquecariniata Reptiles Costa Rica, Nicaragua
121. Flat-faced Seahorse Hippocampus trimaculatus Fishes Australia, China, Cocos Island, French Polynesia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
122. Freziera biserrata Freziera biserrata Plants Costa Rica
123. Fulfordianthus evansii Fulfordianthus evansii Plants Belize, Costa Rica
124. Fungia curvata Fungia curvata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, North America, Oceanic, South America
125. Fungia fungites Fungia fungites Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
126. Galapagos Petrel Pterodroma phaeopygia Birds Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador (Galapagos Islands), El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Philippines
127. Galapagos Sea Lion Zalophus wollebaeki Mammals Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador
128. Gavilan Blanco Oreomunnea pterocarpa Plants Costa Rica, Mexico, Panama
129. Geoffroy's Spider Monkey Ateles geoffroyi Mammals Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama
130. Giant Anteater Myrmecophaga tridactyla Mammals Central and South America
131. Giant Butterfly Ray Gymnura altavela Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (including United States), South America
132. Golden Cownose Ray Rhinoptera steindachneri Fishes Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru
133. Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera Birds Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
134. Golfodulcean Poison Frog Phyllobates vittatus Amphibians Costa Rica
135. Goliath Grouper Epinephelus itajara Fishes Africa, Central and South America, Mexico, United States (Florida, Minor Outlying Islands)
136. Granular Poison Frog Oophaga granulifera Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
137. Great Curassow Crax rubra Birds Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
138. Great Green Macaw Ara ambiguus Birds Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
139. Green-eyed Frog Lithobates vibicarius Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
140. Guarea pyriformis Guarea pyriformis Plants Costa Rica
141. 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
142. Hammerhead Shark Sphyrna mokarran Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Middle East, Oceanic, United States
143. Handley's Tailless Bat Anoura cultrata Mammals Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Venezuela
144. Harpy Eagle Harpia harpyja Birds Mexico south to Argentina
145. Heredia Treefrog Ecnomiohyla fimbrimembra Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
146. Hogfish Lachnolaimus maximus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
147. Holly Ilex pallida Plants Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama
148. Holly Ilex costaricensis Plants Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama
149. Holly Ilex vulcanicola Plants Costa Rica, Panama
150. Holywood Lignum Vitae Guaiacum sanctum Plants Central and South America, Florida, Mexico, Puerto Rico
151. Honduran White Bat Ectophylla alba Mammals Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
152. Honduras Mahogany Swietenia humilis Plants Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
153. Horned Knobtail Epigomphus corniculatus Insects Costa Rica
154. Horned Marsupial Frog Gastrotheca cornuta Amphibians Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama
155. Humped Knobtail Epigomphus camelus Insects Costa Rica
156. Hydnophora Coral Hydnophora microconos Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
157. Hyperbaena allenii Hyperbaena allenii Plants Costa Rica, Panama
158. Inga jimenezii Inga jimenezii Plants Costa Rica
159. Inga herrerae Inga herrerae Plants Costa Rica
160. Inga golfodulcensis Inga golfodulcensis Plants Costa Rica
161. Inga canonegrensis Inga canonegrensis Plants Costa Rica
162. Inga stenophylla Inga stenophylla Plants Costa Rica
163. Inga bracteifera Inga bracteifera Plants Costa Rica
164. Inga skutchii Inga skutchii Plants Costa Rica
165. Inga bella Inga bella Plants Costa Rica
166. Inga mortoniana Inga mortoniana Plants Costa Rica
167. Inga allenii Inga allenii Plants Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama
168. Inga litoralis Inga litoralis Plants Costa Rica
169. Inga latipes Inga latipes Plants Costa Rica
170. Isla Bonita Treefrog Isthmohyla debilis Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
171. Isopora palifera Isopora palifera Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
172. Jacaranda mimosifolia Jacaranda mimosifolia Plants Argentina, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Panama
173. Jaguar  WATCH A LIVE JAGUAR Panthera onca Mammals Arizona, California, Central and South America, Louisiana, Mexico, New Mexico, Texas
174. Jaguarundi Herpailurus yagouaroundi Mammals Arizona, Costa Rica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Texas
175. Japanese Devilray Mobula japanica Fishes Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Hawaii, Middle East, North America, Oceanic, South America
176. Jatropha costaricensis Jatropha costaricensis Plants Costa Rica
177. Juan Fernandez Petrel Pterodroma externa Birds Australia, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Polynesia, French Southern Territories, Guam, Japan, Kiribati, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Pitcairn, United States
178. Keel-billed Motmot Electron carinatum Birds Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
179. Knob Coral Favia matthaii Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
180. Knob Coral Favia marshae Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Asia, Australia, Central America, Oceanic
181. Knob Coral Favia stelligera Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
182. La Estrella Salamander Nototriton picadoi Amphibians Costa Rica
183. La Loma Tree Frog Hyloscirtus colymba Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
184. La Palma Salamander Bolitoglossa subpalmata Amphibians Costa Rica
185. Lacunaria panamensis Lacunaria panamensis Plants Costa Rica, Honduras, Panama
186. Lamarck's Sheet Coral Agaricia lamarcki Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central and South America, Europe, North America (including United States)
187. Lancepod Lonchocarpus miniflorus Plants Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
188. Lancepod Lonchocarpus calcaratus Plants Costa Rica, Panama
189. Lancepod Lonchocarpus phlebophyllus Plants Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
190. Lancepod Lonchocarpus phaseolifolius Plants Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
191. Large Ivory Coral Oculina varicosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
192. Largetooth Sawfish Pristis perotteti Fishes Africa, Central and South America, Europe, Mexico, United States
193. 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
194. Legler's Stream Frog Ptychohyla legleri Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
195. Lemur Leaf Frog Hylomantis lemur Amphibians Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama
196. Lennea viridiflora Lennea viridiflora Plants Costa Rica, El Salvador, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
197. Limon Knobtail Epigomphus houghtoni Insects Costa Rica
198. Limon Worm Salamander Oedipina alfaroi Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
199. Lined Seahorse Hippocampus erectus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
200. Little Spotted Cat Leopardus tigrinus Mammals Costa Rica to Northern Argentina
201. Lonchophylla concava Lonchophylla concava Mammals Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panama
202. Long-tailed Otter Lontra longicaudis Mammals South America
203. Longnose Eagle Ray Myliobatis longirostris Fishes Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico (Baja California), Nicaragua, Panama, Peru
204. Los Diamantes Worm Salamander Oedipina carablanca Amphibians Costa Rica
205. Mangrove Hummingbird Amazilia boucardi Birds Costa Rica
206. Manilkara Tree Manilkara spectabilis Plants Costa Rica
207. Mantled Howler Monkey  WATCH A LIVE MANTLED HOWLER MONKEY Alouatta palliata Mammals Mexico to South America
208. Margay Leopardus wiedii Mammals Central and South America, Mexico
209. Meriania grandiflora Meriania grandiflora Plants Costa Rica, Panama
210. Mexican Ground Pit Viper Agkistrodon bilineatus Reptiles Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua
211. Montastraea faveolata Montastraea faveolata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, North America (including United States Territory), South America
212. Montastraea annularis Montastraea annularis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, North America (including United States Territory), South America
213. Montastraea franksi Montastraea franksi Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, North America (including United States Territory), Oceanic, South America
214. Monte Verde Golden Toad Incilius periglenes Amphibians Costa Rica
215. Monteverde Moss Salamander Nototriton gamezi Amphibians Costa Rica
216. Montipora foliosa Montipora foliosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
217. Montipora efflorescens Montipora efflorescens Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
218. Montipora cocosensis Montipora cocosensis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East
219. Montipora capricornis Montipora capricornis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Asia, Australia, Central America, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
220. Montipora angulata Montipora angulata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
221. Montipora peltiformis Montipora peltiformis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
222. Montipora lobulata Montipora lobulata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
223. Narrow-bridged Mud Turtle Kinosternon angustipons Reptiles Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama
224. Narrow-lined Treefrog Isthmohyla angustilineata Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
225. Nassau Grouper Epinephelus striatus Fishes Central and South America, United States (Florida, Minor Outlying Islands)
226. Nectandra ramonensis Nectandra ramonensis Plants Costa Rica, Panama
227. Nectandra longipetiolata Nectandra longipetiolata Plants Costa Rica
228. Nectandra hypoleuca Nectandra hypoleuca Plants Costa Rica
229. Nectandra smithii Nectandra smithii Plants Costa Rica, Panama
230. 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
231. Ocelot  WATCH A LIVE OCELOT Leopardus pardalis Mammals USA (Arizona, Texas) to Central and South America
232. Ocotea rivularis Ocotea rivularis Plants South America
233. Olive Grouper Epinephelus cifuentesi Fishes Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador
234. Oreopanax oerstediana Oreopanax oerstediana Plants Costa Rica, Panama
235. Organ Pipe Coral Tubipora musica Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
236. Ouratea cocleensis Ouratea cocleensis Plants Costa Rica, Panama
237. Pacific Seahorse Hippocampus ingens Fishes Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, United States (California)
238. Painted Bunting Passerina ciris Birds Central America, North America (including United States)
239. Parkinson's Petrel Procellaria parkinsoni Birds Australia, Central America, North America, Oceanic, South America
240. Pass Stubfoot Toad Atelopus senex Amphibians Costa Rica
241. Pavona venosa Pavona venosa Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
242. Pavona decussata Pavona decussata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
243. Pavona cactus Pavona cactus Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
244. Pegtail Perigomphus pallidistylus Insects Costa Rica, Panama
245. Persea schiedeana Persea schiedeana Plants Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
246. Persea obtusifolia Persea obtusifolia Plants Costa Rica, Panama
247. Persea brenesii Persea brenesii Plants Costa Rica
248. Pico Blanco Toad Incilius fastidiosus Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
249. Pico Blanco Treefrog Isthmohyla pictipes Amphibians Costa Rica
250. Pillar Coral Dendrogyra cylindrus Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, Europe, North America (including United States), South America
251. Pink-footed Shearwater Puffinus creatopus Birds Argentina, Australia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Peru, United States
252. Plantanillo Gorge Salamander Nototriton major Amphibians Costa Rica
253. Platymiscium pleiostachyum Platymiscium pleiostachyum Plants Costa Rica, El Salvador, Nicaragua
254. Pleurothyrium hexaglandulosum Pleurothyrium hexaglandulosum Plants Costa Rica, Panama
255. Podocarpus costaricensis Podocarpus costaricensis Plants Central America
256. Poey's Grouper Epinephelus flavolimbatus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), South America
257. Polkadot Cod Plectropomus areolatus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
258. Porites somaliensis Porites somaliensis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East
259. Porites lobata Porites lobata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic, South America
260. Porites cylindrica Porites cylindrica Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, North America (Hawaii/US Territory), Oceanic
261. Porites cocosensis Porites cocosensis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Asia, Australia, Central America
262. Pouteria Tree Pouteria austin-smithii Plants Central America
263. Pouteria Tree Pouteria silvestris Plants Central America
264. Pouteria Tree Pouteria macrocarpa Plants Central America, South America
265. Pouteria Tree Pouteria leptopedicellata Plants Central America
266. Pouteria Tree Pouteria foveolata Plants Central America
267. Pouteria Tree Pouteria fossicola Plants Central America
268. Pouteria Tree Pouteria filiformis Plants Central America
269. Pouteria Tree Pouteria congestifolia Plants Central America
270. Pouteria Tree Pouteria calistophylla Plants Central America
271. Pouteria Tree Pouteria triplarifolia Plants Central America
272. Povedadaphne quadriporata Povedadaphne quadriporata Plants Costa Rica
273. Pristimantis Rain Frog Pristimantis pardalis Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
274. Pristimantis Rain Frog Pristimantis caryophyllaceus Amphibians Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama
275. Pristimantis Rain Frog Pristimantis altae Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
276. Protium pittieri Protium pittieri Plants Costa Rica, Panama
277. Protium correae Protium correae Plants Colombia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama
278. Psammocora digitata Psammocora digitata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Oceanic, United States/US Territory
279. Psammocora stellata Psammocora stellata Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Central America, Mexico, Oceanic, South America, United States/US Territory
280. Psammocora obtusangula Psammocora obtusangula Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Mexico, Oceanic, United States/US Territory
281. Ptychophallus tristani Ptychophallus tristani Crustaceans Costa Rica
282. Quararibea pterocalyx Quararibea pterocalyx Plants Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela
283. Quararibea platyphylla Quararibea platyphylla Plants Costa Rica, Panama
284. Quararibea pendula Quararibea pendula Plants Costa Rica, Panama
285. Quararibea gomeziana Quararibea gomeziana Plants Costa Rica, Panama
286. Quararibea aurantiocalyx Quararibea aurantiocalyx Plants Costa Rica, Panama
287. Quarry Worm Salamander Oedipina poelzi Amphibians Costa Rica
288. Quebrada Valverde Salamander Bolitoglossa diminuta Amphibians Costa Rica
289. Queen Triggerfish Balistes vetula Fishes Africa, Asia, Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
290. Quercus rapurahuensis Quercus rapurahuensis Plants Costa Rica, Panama
291. Quercus costaricensis Quercus costaricensis Plants Costa Rica
292. Quercus bumelioides Quercus bumelioides Plants Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
293. Quiina colonensis Quiina colonensis Plants Costa Rica, Panama
294. Rainbow Parrotfish Scarus guacamaia Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
295. Red Grouper Epinephelus morio Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
296. Red Porgy Pagrus pagrus Fishes Asia, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, Mexico, United States
297. Red-backed Squirrel Monkey Saimiri oerstedii Mammals Costa Rica, Panama
298. Red-footed Climbing Salamander Bolitoglossa pesrubra Amphibians Costa Rica
299. Red-fronted Parrotlet Touit costaricensis Birds Costa Rica, Panama
300. Resplendent Quetzal Pharomachrus mocinno Birds Mexico to Panama
301. Reventazon Shadowdamsel Palaemnema reventazoni Insects Costa Rica
302. Richard's Moss Salamander Nototriton richardi Amphibians Costa Rica
303. Rio Quiri Salamander Bolitoglossa gracilis Amphibians Costa Rica
304. Rosewood Dalbergia retusa Plants Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
305. Rough Cactus Coral Mycetophyllia ferox Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America, North America (including United States), South America
306. Savage's Brook Frog Duellmanohyla lythrodes Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
307. Seabass Epinephelus niveatus Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
308. Senna caudata Senna caudata Plants Costa Rica, Panama
309. Shadowy Web-footed Salamander Bolitoglossa sombra Amphibians Costa Rica
310. Slender Worm Salamander Oedipina gracilis Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
311. Solanum fortunense Solanum fortunense Plants Costa Rica, Panama
312. Souari Tree Caryocar costaricense Plants Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela
313. Spachea correae Spachea correae Plants Costa Rica, Panama
314. Spectral Bat Vampyrum spectrum Mammals Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
315. 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
316. Starrett's Treefrog Isthmohyla tica Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
317. Stemmadenia pauli Stemmadenia pauli Plants Costa Rica
318. Stenanona panamensis Stenanona panamensis Plants Costa Rica, Panama
319. Talamancan Small Eared Shrew Cryptotis gracilis Mammals Costa Rica, Panama
320. Talamancan Yellow-shouldered Bat Sturnira mordax Mammals Costa Rica, Panama
321. Tapanti Giant Salamander Bolitoglossa obscura Amphibians Costa Rica
322. Tapanti Moss Salamander Nototriton tapanti Amphibians Costa Rica
323. Tawny-chested Flycatcher Aphanotriccus capitalis Birds Costa Rica, Nicaragua
324. Terminalia bucidoides Terminalia bucidoides Plants Central America
325. Tetragastris tomentosa Tetragastris tomentosa Plants Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama
326. Thin Leaf Lettuce Coral Agaricia tenuifolia Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Central America (including United States Territories), South America
327. Thorn Coral Stylocoeniella cocosensis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Australia, China, Cocos Island, Indian Ocean (Christmas Island), Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand
328. Three-wattled Bellbird Procnias tricarunculatus Birds Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
329. Tico Salamander Bolitoglossa tica Amphibians Costa Rica
330. Tocoyena pittieri Tocoyena pittieri Plants Colombia, Costa Rica, Honduras, Panama
331. Trichilia pittieri Trichilia pittieri Plants Costa Rica
332. Turbinaria Coral Turbinaria reniformis Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, Middle East, North America (United States Territory), Oceanic
333. Turquoise Cotinga Cotinga ridgwayi Birds Costa Rica, Panama
334. Umbrella Tree Schefflera brenesii Plants Central America
335. Virola surinamensis Virola surinamensis Plants Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
336. Vitex cooperi Vitex cooperi Plants Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
337. Volcan Barba Treefrog Isthmohyla picadoi Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama
338. Volcan Cacoa Moss Salamander Nototriton guanacaste Amphibians Costa Rica
339. Volcano Knobtail Epigomphus echeverrii Insects Costa Rica
340. Whale Shark  WATCH A LIVE WHALE SHARK Rhincodon typus Fishes Africa, American Samoa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Middle East, Oceanic, South America
341. White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala Birds Central America, North America (including United States), South America
342. White-lipped Peccary Tayassu pecari Mammals Central America, North America, South America
343. Yellow-billed Cotinga Carpodectes antoniae Birds Costa Rica, Panama
344. Yellowfin Grouper Mycteroperca venenosa Fishes Central America, North America (including United States), Oceanic, South America
345. Zamia pseudomonticola Zamia pseudomonticola Plants Central America
346. Zamia fairchildiana Zamia fairchildiana Plants Central America
347. Zamia acuminata Zamia acuminata Plants Central America
348. Zanthoxylum procerum Zanthoxylum procerum Plants Central America, North America
349. Zanthoxylum panamense Zanthoxylum panamense Plants Central America
350. Zanthoxylum ferrugineum Zanthoxylum ferrugineum Plants Central America
351. Zanthoxylum belizense Zanthoxylum belizense Plants Central America, North America
352. Zetek's Treefrog Isthmohyla zeteki Amphibians Costa Rica, Panama

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