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Online Mammal Guide

This is a list of the 183 species of mammals presently known or believed to occur in Iwokrama. Species marked with an asterisk have not been recorded in Iwokrama, but are very likely to occur there. Any information about their presence in the Iwokrama Forest will be of great value.

Carnivores

Bush dog Speothos venaticus *
Jaguarundi Herpailurus yaguarondi
Ocelot Leopardus pardalis *
Oncilla Leopardus tigrinus *
Margay Leopardus wiedii
Puma Puma concolor
Jaguar Panthera onca
River otter Lontra longicaudis
Giant otter Pteronura brasiliensis
Tayra Eira barbara *
Grison Galictis vittata *
Olingo Bassaricyon beddardi
Kinkajou Potos flavus
Coati Nasua nasua *
Crab-eating raccoon Procyon cancrivorus *

Primates

Golden-handed tamarin Saguinus midas *
Red howler monkey Alouatta seniculus
Black spider monkey Ateles paniscus
Brown capuchin monkey Cebus apella *
Wedge-capped capuchin monkey Cebus olivaceus
Squirrel monkey Saimiri sciureus
Guianan Saki
monkey
Pithecia pithecia

Hoofed mammals

Tapir Tapirus terrestris
White-lipped peccary Tayassu pecari
Collared peccary Pecari tajacu
Red brocket deer Mazama americana
Gray brocket deer Mazama gouazoupira

Anteaters

Pygmy anteater Cyclopes didactylus
Giant anteater Myrmecophaga tridactyla
Tamandua Tamandua tetradactyla

Sloths

Three-toed sloth Bradypus tridactylus
Two-toed sloth Choloepus didactylus

Armadillos

Naked-tailed armadillo Cabassous unicinctus *
Great long-nosed armadillo Dasypus kappleri
Nine-banded long-nosed armadillo Dasypus novemcinctus *
Giant armadillo Priodontes maximus

Opossums

Bare-tailed woolly opossum Caluromys philander *
Water opossum Chironectes minimus
White-eared opossum Didelphis albiventris *
Common opossum Didelphis marsupialis
Gracile mouse opossum Gracilinanus emiliae
Murine mouse opossum Marmosa murina
Slender mouse opossum Marmosops parvidens
Brown four-eyed opossum Metachirus nudicaudatus *
Woolly mouse opossum Micoureus demerarae
Short-tailed opossum Monodelphis brevicaudata
Gray four-eyed opossum Philander opossum

Large rodents

Common porcupine Coendou prehensilis *
Capybara Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris
Black agouti Dasyprocta fuliginosa
Red-rumped agouti Dasyprocta leporina
Acouchy Myoprocta acouchy *
Paca Agouti paca

Small rodents

Guianan squirrel Sciurus aestuans
Marsh rat Holochilus sciureus *
Spiny mouse Neacomys guianae
Water rat Nectomys squamipes
Water mouse Neusticomys venezuelae *
Small arboreal rice rat Oecomys bicolor
Common arboreal rice rat Oecomys concolor
Arboreal rice rat Oecomys paricola *
Rex’s arboreal rice rat Oecomys rex
Robert’s arboreal rice rat Oecomys roberti *
Arboreal rice rat Oecomys rutilus *
Trinidadian arboreal rice rat Oecomys trinitatis *
Pigmy rice rat Oligoryzomys fulvescens
Common terrestrial rice rat Oryzomys capito
Macconnell’s terrestrial rice rat Oryzomys macconnelli *
Terrestrial rice rat Oryzomys yunganus *
Climbing rat Rhipidomys nitela *
Greater climbing rat Rhipidomys leucodactylus *
Little tree rat Echimys sp.
Red-nosed tree rat Echimys didelphoides
Spiny tree rat Mesomys hispidus *
Cayenne terrestrial spiny rat Proechimys cayennensis
Cuvier’s terrestrial spiny rat Proechimys cuvieri
Warren’s terrestrial spiny rat Proechimys warreni *

Bats

Chestnut sac-winged bat Cormura brevirostris
Shaggy sheath-tailed bat Centronycteris maximiliani
Smoky sheath-tailed bat Cyttarops alecto *
Northern ghost bat Diclidurus albus
Greater ghost bat Diclidurus ingens
Brownish ghost bat Diclidurus isabellus
Lesser ghost bat Diclidurus scutatus *
Greater dog-like sac-winged bat Peropteryx kappleri *
White-winged dog-like sac-winged bat Peronymus leucopterus
Lesser dog-like sac-winged bat Peropteryx macrotis
River bat Rhynchonycteris naso
Greater two-lined sac-winged bat Saccopteryx bilineata
Grizzled two-lined sac-winged bat Saccopteryx canescens
Lesser two-lined sac-winged bat Saccopteryx gymnura
Brown two-lined sac-winged bat Saccopteryx leptura
Lesser bulldog bat Noctilio albiventris
Fishing bat Noctilio leporinus
Naked-backed bat Pteronotus gymnonotus
Greater moustached bat Pteronotus parnellii
Lesser moustached bat Pteronotus personatus
Woolly bat Chrotopterus auritus
Sword-nosed bat Lonchorhina aurita
Long-legged bat Macrophyllum macrophyllum
Orange-throated big-eared bat Micronycteris brachyotis
Davies’ big-eared bat Micronycteris daviesi
Hairy big-eared bat Micronycteris hirsuta
Brazilian big-eared bat Micronycteris megalotis
Common big-eared bat Micronycteris microtis
Tiny big-eared bat Micronycteris minuta
Niceforo’s big-eared bat Micronycteris nicefori
Tri-coloured big-eared bat Micronycteris sylvestris
Striped hairy-nosed bat Mimon crenulatum
Pale spear-nosed bat Phyllostomus discolor
Dark spear-nosed bat Phyllostomus elongatus
Greater spear-nosed bat Phyllostomus hastatus
Pale-faced spear-nosed bat Phylloderma stenops
Striped-headed round-eared bat Tonatia saurophila
Brazilian round-eared bat Tonatia brasiliense
White-bellied round-eared bat Tonatia carrikeri
Warty-armed round-eared bat Tonatia schulzi
White-throated round-eared bat Tonatia silvicola
Frog-eating bat Trachops cirrhosus
False vampire bat Vampyrum spectrum
Chestnut long-tongued bat Lionycteris spurrelli
Spear-nosed long-tongued bat Lonchophylla thomasi
Hairy-legged long-tongued bat Anoura caudifer *
Geoffroy’s hairy-legged long-tongued bat Anoura geoffroyi
Godmans’s long-nosed long-tongued bat Choeroniscus godmani *
Intermediate long-nosed long-tongued bat Choeroniscus intermedius
Lesser long-nosed long-tongued bat Choeroniscus minor *
Common long-tongued bat Glossophaga soricina
Dark long-tongued bat Lichonycteris obscura
Silky short-tailed fruit bat Carollia brevicauda
Common short-tailed fruit bat Carollia perspicillata
Little fruit bat Rhinophylla pumilio
White-shouldered bat Ametrida centurio
Lesser fruit-eating bat Artibeus cinereus
Medium fruit-eating bat Artibeus concolor
Little fruit-eating bat Artibeus glaucus
Dwarf fruit-eating bat Artibeus gnomus
Greater fruit-eating bat Artibeus lituratus
Sooty fruit-eating bat Artibeus obscurus
Large fruit-eating bat Artibeus planirostris
Trinidadian big-eyed bat Chiroderma trinitatum
Shaggy big-eyed bat Chiroderma villosum
Macconnell’s bat Mesophylla macconnelli
Heller’s white-lined fruit bat Platyrrhinus helleri
Lesser yellow-shouldered bat Sturnira lilium
Greater yellow-shouldered bat Sturnira tildae
Common tent-making bat Uroderma bilobatum
Brown tent-making bat Uroderma magnirostrum *
Common yellow-eared bat Vampyressa bidens
Brock’s yellow-eared bat Vampyressa brocki
Little yellow-eared bat Vampyressa pusilla
Great stripe-faced bat Vampyrodes caraccioli
Common vampire bat Desmodus rotundus
White-winged vampire bat Diaemus youngi
Funnel-eared bat Natalus tumidirostris *
Thumbless bat Furipterus horrens *
Peter’s disked-winged bat Thyroptera discifera *
Spix’s disked-winged bat Thyroptera tricolor
Brazilian brown bat Eptesicus brasiliensis
Lesser brown bat Eptesicus furinalis *
Greater red bat Lasiurus atratus
Lesser red bat Lasiurus blossevillii
Yellow bat Lasiurus ega *
Silver-tipped myotis Myotis albescens
Black myotis Myotis nigricans
Little yellow bat Rhogeessa tumida *
Greater dog-like bats Cynomops abrasus
Brown-bellied dog-like bat Cynomops paranus
White-bellied dog-like bat Cynomops planirostris *
Black bonneted bat Eumops auripendulus
Dwarf bonneted bat Eumops bonariensis *
Wagner’s bonneted bat Eumops glaucinus *
Sanborn’s bonneted bat Eumops hansae
White-flanked bonneted bat Eumops maurus *
Trumbull’s bonneted bat Eumops trumbulli *
Greater dog-faced bat Molossops neglectus
Lesser dog-faced bat Molossops temminckii *
Black mastiff bat Molossus ater
Little mastiff bat Molossus coibensis *
Common mastiff bat Molossus molossus
Lesser broad-eared free-tailed bat Nyctinomops laticaudatus *
Greater broad-eared free-tailed bat Nyctinomops macrotis
Lesser crested mastiff bat Promops nasutus *