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Mammals

MAMMALS CHECKLIST

MAMMALS by Biologists James R. Zook and Otto Helversen Ph. D.

English Name

Nombre Cientifico

Nombre en Español

     
 

DIDELPHIDAE

 

Wooly Opossum

Caluromys derbianus

Zorro de Balsa

Common Opossum

Didelphis marsupialis

Zorro Pelón

Gray Four-eyed Opossum

Philander opossum

Zorro de Cuatro Ojos

Water Opossum

Chironectes minimus

Zorro de Agua

Mexican Mouse Opossum

Marmosa mexicana

Kiski Sirpi

     
 

MYRMECOPHAGIDAE

 

Northern Anteater

Tamandua mexicana

Oso Hormiguero

Silky Anteater

Cyclopes didactylus

Serafin de Platanar

     
 

BRADYPODIDAE

 

Three-toed Sloth

Bradypus variegatus

Perezoso

Two-toed Sloth

Choloepus hoffmanni

Perico Ligero

     
 

DASYPODIDAE

 

Nine-banded Armadillo

Dasypus novemcinctus

Cuzuco

     
 

EMBALLONURIDAE

 

Northern Ghost Bat

Diclidurus albus

(Insect Eating)

Long-nosed Bat

Rhynchonycteris naso

(Insect Eating)

White-lined Sac-winged Bat

Saccopteryx bilineata

(Insect Eating)

     
 

NOCTILIONIDAE

 

Greater Bulldog Bat

Noctilio leporinus

(Fish and Insect Eating)

     
 

MORMOOPIDAE

 

Mustached Bat

Pteronotus parnellii

(Insect Eating)

     
 

PHYLLOSTOMIDAE

 

Jamaican Fruit-eating Bat

Artibeus jamaicensis

(Fruit Eating)

Allen's Short-tailed Bat

Carollia castanea

(Fruit Eating)

Seba's Short-tailed Bat

Carollia perspicillata

(Fruit Eating)

Pygmy Fruit-eating Bat

Dermanura phaeotis

(Fruit Eating)

Common Vampire Bat

Desmodus rotundus

(Blood Eating)

Pallas' Long-tongued Bat

Glossophaga soricina

(Nectar Eating)

Little Large-eared Bat

Micronycteris minuta

(Insect Eating)

Schmidt's Large-eared Bat

Micronycteris schmidtorum

(Insect Eating)

Large-eared Forest Bat

Micronycteris sylvestris

(Insect Eating)

Pale Spear-nosed Bat

Phyllostomus discolor

(Fruit Nectar Insects)

Big Spear-nosed Bat

Phyllostomus hastatus

(Fruit Nectar Insects)

Yellow-shouldered Bat

Sturnira lilium

(Fruit Eating)

Round-eared Bat

Tonatia silvicola

(Insects Fruit)

Fringe-lipped Bat

Trachops cirrhosus

(Frog Eating)

Tent-making Bat

Uroderma bilobatum

(Fruit Eating)

Yellow-eared Bat

Vampyressa nymphae

(Fruit Eating)

Heller's Broad-nosed Bat

Vampyrops helleri

(Fruit Eating)

False Vampire Bat

Vampyrum spectrum

(Birds Rodents Bats)

     
 

VESPERTILIONIDAE

 

Silver-tipped Myotis

Myotis c.f. albescens

(Insect Eating)

     
 

CEBIDAE

 

White-faced Capuchin Monkey

Cebus capuchinus

Mono Cariblanco

Central American Spider Monkey

Ateles geoffroyi

Mono Araña, Mono Colorado

 

CANIDAE

 

Coyote

Canis latrans

Coyote

     
 

PROCYONIDAE

 

Northern Racoon

Procyon lotor

Mapachín

Crab-eating Racoon

Procyon cancrivorus

Mapache

Kinkajou (Honey Bear)

Potos flavus

Martilla

White Nosed Coati

Nasua narica

Pizote

Olingo

Bassaricyon gabbii

Olingo

     
 

MUSTELIDAE

 

Southern River Otter

Lutra longicaudis

Nutria

Long-tailed Weasel

Mustela frenata

Comadreja

Grison

Galictis vittata

Grisón

American Skunk

Mephitis macroura

Mofeta

Amazonian Skunk

Conepatus semistriatus

Zorro Hediondo

Tyra

Eira barbara

Tolomuco

     
 

FELIDAE

 

Puma

Puma concolor

Puma

Jaguarundi

Herpailurus  yaguarondi

Leon Breñero

Ocelot

Leopardus pardalis

Manigordo

Margay

Leopardus weidii

Caucel

Oncilla

Leopardus tigrinus

Tigrillo

     
 

CETACEA

 

Hump-backed Whale

Megaptera novaeanglia

Ballena

Pilot Whale

Globicephala macrorhyncha

Ballena Piloto

Dolphin

Various species

Delfín

     
 

CERVIDAE

 

White-tailed Deer

Odocoileus virginianus

Venado

Red Brocket Deer

Mazama americana

Cabrito

     
 

SCIURIDAE

 

Red-tailed Squirrel

Sciurus granatensis

Ardilla

Variegated Squirrel

Sciurus variegatoides

Chiza

Dwarf Squirrel

Microsciurus alfari

Chiza Pigmeo

     
 

GEOMYIDAE

 

Giant Pocket-Gopher

Orthogeomys sp.

Taltuza

     
 

MURIDAE

 

Hispid Cotton Rat

Sigmodon hispidus

Rata Algodonera

Common Rice Rat

Oryzomys capito

Rata Arrocera

House Mouse

Mus musculus

Ratón Común

     
 

ERETHIZONTIDAE

 

Hairy Porccupine

Coendou mexicanus

Puerco Espín

     
 

DASYPROCTIDAE

 

Paca

Agouti paca

Tepezcuintle

Agouti

Dasyprocta punctata

Guatusa

     
 

TAYASSUIDAE

 

Collared Peccary

Tayassu tajacu

Sahíno

Iguane noir

Iguane noir

Cet Iguane noir (Ctenosaura similis) aime prendre ses bains de soleil à l'entrée de l'hôtel d'Hacienda Barú.

Nous l'appelons “Le Patron” car il semble toiser son monde.

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