Jon’s Central American Life List

This list is based on my global mammalwatching checklist, available here.

At March 24 2020

DIDELPHIDAE
Central American Woolly Opossum (Caluromys derbianus)
Water Opossum (Chironectes minimus)
Black-eared Opossum (Didelphis marsupialis)
Virginia Opossum (D.virginiana)
Gray Four-eyed Opossum (Philander opossum)
DASYPODIDAE
Nine-banded Armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus)
BRADYPODIDAE
Brown-throated Sloth (Bradypus variegatus)
MEGALONYCHIDAE
Hoffmann’s Two-toed Sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni)
CYCLOPEDIDAE
Silky Anteater (Cyclopes didactylus)
MYRMECOPHAGIDAE
Northern Tamandua (Tamandua mexicana)
CALLITRICHIDAE
Geoffroy’s Tamarin (Saguinus geoffroyi)
CEBIDAE
Panamanian White-throated Capuchin (Cebus imitator)
Black-crowned Central American Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri oerstedii)
AOTIDAE
Panamanian Night Monkey (Aotus zonalis)
ATELIDAE
Mantled Howler Monkey (Alouatta palliata)
Yucatán Black Howler Monkey (A.pigra)
Geoffroy’s Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi)
HOMINIDAE
Human (Homo sapiens)
SCIURIDAE
Deppe’s Squirrel (Sciurus deppei)
Red-tailed Squirrel (S.granatensis)
Richmond’s Squirrel (S.richmondi)
Variegated Squirrel (S.variegatoides)
HETEROMYIDAE
Desmarest’s Spiny Pocket Mouse (Heteromys desmarestianus)
Salvin’s Spiny Pocket Mouse (H.salvini)
CRICETIDAE
Alfaro’s Rice Rat (Handleyomys alfaroi)
Dusky Rice Rat (Melanomys caliginosus)
Boquete Rice Rat (Nephelomys devius)
Vesper Rat (Nyctomys sumichrasti)
Nicaraguan Deer Mouse (Peromyscus nicaraguae)
Slender Harvest Mouse (Reithrodontomys gracilis)
Mexican Harvest Mouse (R.mexicanus)
Alston’s Brown Mouse (Scotinomys teguina)
Chiriqui Brown Mouse (S.xerampelinus)
Bolivar Rice Rat (Transandinomys bolivaris)
MURIDAE
House Mouse (Mus musculus)
ERETHIZONTIDAE
Mexican Hairy Dwarf Porcupine (Coendou mexicanus)
CAVIIDAE
Lesser Capybara (Hydrochoerus isthmius)
DASYPROCTIDAE
Coiban Agouti (Dasyprocta coibae)
Central American Agouti (D.punctata)
CUNICULIDAE
Spotted Paca (Cuniculus paca)
ECHIMYIDAE
Rufous Tree Rat (Diplomys labilis)
Armored Rat (Hoplomys gymnurus)
Tome’s Spiny Rat (Proechimys semispinosus)
LEPORIDAE
Dice’s Cottontail (Sylvilagus dicei) (?)
Gabb’s Cottontail (S.gabbi)
EMBALLONURIDAE
Gray Sac-winged Bat (Balantiopteryx plicata)
Thomas’s Shaggy Bat (Centronycteris centralis)
Chestnut Sac-winged Bat (Cormura brevirostris)
Short-eared Bat (Cyttarops alecto)
Lesser Dog-like Bat (Peropteryx macrotis)
Proboscis Bat (Rhynchonycteris naso)
Greater Sac-winged Bat; Greater White-lined Bat (Saccopteryx bilineata)
Lesser Sac-winged Bat; Lesser White-lined Bat (S.leptura)
PHYLLOSTOMIDAE
Geoffroy’s Tailless Bat (Anoura geoffroyi)
Jamaican Fruit-eating Bat (Artibeus jamaicensis)
Great Fruit-eating Bat (A.lituratus)
Chestnut Short-tailed Bat (Carollia castanea)
Seba’s Short-tailed Bat (C.perspicillata)
Sowell’s Short-tailed Bat (C.sowelli)
Gray Short-tailed Bat (C.subrufa)
Hairy Big-eyed Bat (Chiroderma villosum)
Godman’s Long-tailed Bat (Choeroniscus godmani)
Big-eared Wooly Bat (Chrotopterus auritus)
Pygmy Fruit-eating Bat (Dermanura phaeotis)
Toltec Fruit-eating Bat (D.tolteca)
Thomas’s Fruit-eating Bat (D.watsoni)
Common Vampire Bat (Desmodus rotundus)
Honduran White Bat (Ectophylla alba)
Brown Long-tongued Bat; Commissaris’s Long-tongued Bat (Glossophaga commissarisi)
Gray Long-tongued Bat (G.leachii)
Common Long-tongued Bat; Pallas’s Long-tongued Bat (G.soricina)
Underwood’s Long-tongued Bat (Hylonycteris underwoodi)
Orange Nectar Bat (Lonchophylla robusta)
Pygmy Round-eared Bat (Lophostoma brasiliense)
Long-legged Bat (Macrophyllum macrophyllum)
Macconnell’s Bat (Mesophylla macconnelli)
Hairy Big-eared Bat (Micronycteris hirsuta)
Common Big-eared Bat (M.microtis)
Tiny Big-eared Bat (M.minuta)
Schmidts’s Big-eared Bat (M.schmidtorum)
Pale Spear-nosed Bat (Phyllostomus discolor)
Greater Spear-nosed Bat (P.hastatus)
Heller’s Broad-nosed Bat (Platyrrhinus helleri)
Honduras Yellow-shouldered Bat (Sturnira hondurensis)
Northern Yellow-shouldered Bat (S.parvidens)
Stripe-headed Round-eared Bat (Tonatia saurophila)
Fringe-lipped Bat (Trachops cirrhosus)
Pacific Tent-making Bat (Uroderma convexum)
Striped Yellow-eared Bat (Vampyriscus nymphaea)
Spectral Bat (Vampyrum spectrum)
MORMOOPIDAE
Davy’s Naked-backed Bat (Pteronotus davyi)
Big Naked-backed Bat (P.gymnonotus)
Mesoamerican Mustached Bat (P.mesoamericanus)
Lesser Mustached Bat; Wagner’s Mustached Bat (P.personatus)
Wagner’s Common Mustached Bat (P.rubiginosus)
NOCTILIONIDAE
Lesser Bulldog Bat; Lesser Fishing Bat (Noctilio albiventris)
Greater Bulldog Bat; Greater Fishing Bat (N.leporinus)
THYROPTERIDAE
Peter’s Disk-winged Bat (Thyroptera discifera)
Spix’s Disk-winged Bat (T.tricolor)
NATALIDAE
Woolly Funnel-eared Bat (Natalus lanatus)
Mexican Greater Funnel-eared Bat (N.mexicanus)
MOLOSSIDAE
Mexican Dog-faced Bat (Cynomops mexicanus)
Fierce Bonneted Bat (Eumops ferox)
Alvarez’s Mastiff Bat (Molossus alvarezi)
Pallas’s Mastiff Bat (M.molossus)
Miller’s Mastiff Bat (M.pretiosus)
Big Crested Mastiff Bat (Promops centralis)
VESPERTILIONIDAE
Brazilian Brown Bat (Eptesicus brasiliensis)
Argentine Brown Bat (E.furinalis)
Big Brown Bat (E.fuscus)
Elegant Myotis (Myotis elegans)
Black Myotis (M.nigricans)
Riparian Myotis (M.riparius)
Bickham’s Yellow Bat (Rhogeessa bickhami)
CANIDAE
Grey Fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus)
MUSTELIDAE
Tayra (Eira barbara)
MEPHITIDAE
Striped Hog-nosed Skunk (Conepatus semistriatus)
Hooded Skunk (Mephitis macroura)
Southern Spotted Skunk (Spilogale angustifrons)
PROCYONIDAE
Olingo (Bassaricyon gabbii)
Western Lowland Olingo (B.medius)
Cacomistle (Bassariscus sumichrasti)
White-nosed Coati (Nasua narica)
Kinkajou (Potos flavus)
Northern Raccoon (Procyon lotor)
TAPIRIDAE
Baird’s Tapir (Tapirus bairdii)
TAYASSUIDAE
Collared Peccary (Pecari tajacu)
White-lipped Peccary (Tayassu pecari)
CERVIDAE
White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
DELPHINIDAE
False Killer Whale (Pseudorca crassidens)
Pantropical Spotted Dolphin (Stenella attenuata)
Indo-pacific Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops aduncus)

131 Species

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