Mammals of the Yasuni

Yasuni Wildlife
Mammals of the Yasuni

The Mammals of the Yasuni in Ecuador

The Mammals living in the Amazon Rainforest in Ecuador are among the most diverse group of animals.

The Yasuni Biosphere Reserve Mammals List

At the moment 144 species of mammals had been recorded at the Yasuni, as it follows below:

Familia: Cervidae

  • La Murelia Brown Brocket (Mazama murelia), Corzuela marrón de La Murelia
  • Zamora Red Brocket (Mazama zamora), Corzuelo roja de Zamora

Familia: Tayassuidae

  • Collared Peccary (Pecari tajacu), Pecarí de collar
  • White-lipped peccary (Tayassu pecari), Pecarí de labio blanco

Familia: Canidae

  • Short-eared Dog (Atelocynus microtis), Perro de orejas cortas
  • Bush Dog (Speothos venaticus), Perro selvático

Familia: Felidae

  • Jaguarundi (Herpailurus yagouaroundi), Yaguarundi
  • Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis), Ocelote
  • Margay (Leopardus wiedii), Margay
  • Jaguar (Panthera onca), Jaguar
  • Puma (Puma concolor), Puma

Familia: Mustelidae

  • Tayra (Eira barbara), Cabeza de mate
  • Greater Grison (Galictis vittata), Hurón
  • Neotropical Otter (Lontra longicaudis), Nutria Neotropical
  • Amazon Weasel (Mustela africana), Comadreja amazónica
  • Giant Otter (Pteronura brasiliensis), Nutria gigante

Familia: Procyonidae

  • Eastern Lowland Olingo (Bassaricyon alleni), Olingo de Oriente
  • South American Coati (Nasua nasua), Coatí amazónico
  • Kinkajou (Potos flavus), Cusumbo

Familia: Delphinidae

  • Tucuxi (Sotalia fluviatilis), Delfín Gris de Río

Familia: Iniidae

  • Amazon River Dolphin (Inia geoffrensis), Delfín Amazónico

Familia: Emballonuridae

  • Chestnut Sac-winged Bat (Cormura brevirostris), Murciélago de Saco alar Castaño
  • Pale-winged dog-like bat (Peropteryx pallidoptera), Murciélago cara de perro de alas palidas
  • Proboscis Bat (Rhynchonycteris naso), Murciélago de prosbocide
  • Greater Sac-winged Bat (Saccopteryx bilineata), Murciélago de sacos alares grande
  • Lesser Sac-winged Bat (Saccopteryx leptura), Murciélago de sacos alares pequeño

Familia: Furipteridae

  • Thumbless Bat (Furipterus horrens), Murciélago Ahumado de Cuvier

Familia: Molossidae

  • Black Bonneted Bat (Eumops auripendulus), Murciélago negro de Bonete
  • Sanborn’s Bonneted Bat (Eumops hansae), Murciélago de Bonete de Sanborn
  • Guianan Bonneted Bat (Eumops maurus), Murciélago de bonete de Guyana
  • Dwarf Dog-faced Bat (Molossops temminckii), Murciélago Cara de Perro Enano
  • Coiba Mastiff Bat (Molossus coibensis), Murciélago Mastín de Coiba
  • Common Mastiff Bat (Molossus molossus), Murciélago Mastín Común
  • Black Mastiff Bat (Molossus rufus), Murciélago Mastín Negro
  • Big Crested Mastiff Bat (Promops centralis), Murciélago mastín crestado de Thomas

Familia: Noctilionidae

  • Lesser Bulldog Bat (Noctilio albiventris), Murciélago Pescador Menor
  • Greater Bulldog Bat (Noctilio leporinus), Murciélago Pescador Mayor

Familia: Phyllostomidae

  • Lesser Tailless Bat (Anoura caudifer), Murciélago longirostro menor
  • Andersen’s Little Fruit-eating Bat (Artibeus anderseni), Murciélago frutero de Andersen
  • Silver fruit-eating bat (Artibeus glaucus), Murciélago frutero plateado
  • Gnome fruit-eating bat (Artibeus gnomus), Murciélago frutero enano
  • Dark fruit-eating bat (Artibeus obscurus), Murciélago frutero oscuro
  • Flat-faced fruit-eating bat (Artibeus planirostris), Murciélago frutero de Spix
  • Rosenberg’s fruit-eating bat (Artibeus rosenbergi), Murciélago frutero de Rosenberg
  • Silky Short-tailed Bat (Carollia brevicauda), Murciélago sedoso de cola corta
  • Chestnut Short-tailed Bat (Carollia castanea), Murciélago castaño de cola corta
  • Seba’s Short-tailed Bat (Carollia perspicillata), Murciélago cola corta de Seba
  • Little big-eyed bat (Chiroderma trinitatum), Murciélago pequeño de ojos grandes
  • Hairy Big-eyed Bat (Chiroderma villosum), Murciélago de ojos grandes peludo
  • Lesser Long-tongued Bat (Choeroniscus minor), Murciélago de lengua larga menor
  • Big-eared Woolly Bat (Chrotopterus auritus), Murciélago lanudo orejón
  • Common Vampire Bat (Desmodus rotundus), Murciélago vampiro común
  • Hairy-legged Vampire Bat (Diphylla ecaudata), Murciélago vampiro de patas peludas
  • Striped Hairy-nosed Bat (Gardnerycteris crenulatum), Murciélago rayado de nariz peluda
  • Pallas’s Long-tongued Bat (Glossophaga soricina), Murciélago lengua larga común
  • Davies’s Big-eared bat (Glyphonycteris daviesi), Murciélago canoso de Davies
  • Thomas’s Nectar Bat (Hsunycteris thomasi), Murciélago nectario de Thomas
  • Chestnut Long-tongued Bat (Lionycteris spurrelli), Murciélago longirostro castaño
  • Pygmy Round-eared Bat (Lophostoma brasiliense), Murciélago de orejas redondas pigmeo
  • White-throated Round-eared Bat (Lophostoma silvicola), Murciélago de orejas redondas de garganta blanca
  • Long-legged Bat (Macrophyllum macrophyllum), Murciélago de patas larga
  • MacConnell’s Bat (Mesophylla macconnelli), Murciélago de Macconnell
  • Hairy big-eared Bat (Micronycteris hirsuta), Murciélago orejón crestado
  • Little big-eared Bat (Micronycteris megalotis), Murciélago orejudo común
  • White-bellied Big-eared Bat (Micronycteris minuta), Murciélago orejudo de vientre blanco
  • Pale-faced Bat (Phylloderma stenops), Murciélago de rostro pálido
  • Pale Spear-nosed Bat (Phyllostomus discolor), Murciélago nariz de lanza pálido
  • Lesser Spear-nosed Bat (Phyllostomus elongatus), Murciélago nariz de lanza menor
  • Greater Spear-nosed Bat (Phyllostomus hastatus), Murciélago nariz de lanza mayor
  • Short-headed Broad-nosed Bat (Platyrrhinus brachycephalus), Murciélago de nariz ancha y cabeza pequeña
  • Heller’s Broad-nosed Bat (Platyrrhinus helleri), Murciélago de nariz ancha de Heller
  • Buffy Broad-nosed Bat (Platyrrhinus infuscus), Murciélago de nariz ancha marrón
  • Fischer’s Little Fruit Bat (Rhinophylla fischerae), Murciélago frutero pequeño de Fischer
  • Dwarf Little Fruit Bat (Rhinophylla pumilio), Murciélago frutero pequeño enano
  • Visored bat (Sphaeronycteris toxophyllum), Murciélago de visera
  • Greater Yellow-shouldered Bat (Sturnira magna), Murciélago grande de hombros amarillos
  • Tschudi’s Yellow-shouldered Bat (Sturnira oporaphilum), Murciélago de hombros amarillos de Tschudi
  • Tilda’s yellow-shouldered Bat (Sturnira tildae), Murciélago de hombros amarillos de Tilda
  • Stripe-headed Round-eared Bat (Tonatia saurophila), Murciélago de orejas redondas cabeza rayada
  • Fringe-lipped Bat (Trachops cirrhosus), Murciélago de labio verrugoso
  • Niceforo’s Big-eared Bat (Trinycteris nicefori), Murciélago orejudo de Nicéforo
  • Tent-making Bat (Uroderma bilobatum), Murciélago toldero común
  • Northern Little Yellow-eared Bat (Vampyressa thyone), Murciélago de orejas amarillas ecuatoriano
  • Bidentate Yellow-eared Bat (Vampyriscus bidens), Murciélago de orejas amarillas de dos dientes
  • Great Stripe-faced Bat (Vampyrodes caraccioli), Gran murciélago de líneas faciales
  • Spectral Bat (Vampyrum spectrum), Gran falso murciélago vampiro

Familia: Thyropteridae

  • LaVal’s Disk-winged Bat (Thyroptera lavali), Murciélago con ventosas de LaVal
  • Spix’s Disk-winged Bat (Thyroptera tricolor), Murciélago con ventosas de Spix

Familia: Vespertilionidae

  • Brazilian Brown Bat (Eptesicus brasiliensis), Murciélago marrón brasileño
  • Black Myotis (Myotis nigricans), Myotis negro
  • Riparian Myotis (Myotis riparius), Myotis ripario

Familia: Chlamyphoridae

  • Southern Naked-tailed Armadillo (Cabassous unicinctus), Armadillo de cola desnuda de oriente
  • Giant Armadillo (Priodontes maximus), Armadillo gigante

Familia: Dasypodidae

  • Nine-banded Armadillo (Dasypus novemcinctus), Armadillo de nueve bandas
  • Greater Long-nosed Armadillo (Dasypus pastasae), Armadillo mayor de nariz larga de Pastaza

Familia: Didelphidae

  • Brown-eared Woolly Opossum (Caluromys lanatus), Raposa lanuda de oriente
  • Water Opossum (Chironectes minimus), Raposa de agua
  • Common Opossum (Didelphis marsupialis), Zarigüeya común
  • Bushy-tailed Opossum (Glironia venusta), Raposa de cola peluda
  • Red Mouse Opossum (Marmosa rubra), Raposa chica rojiza
  • White-bellied Slender Opossum (Marmosops noctivagus), Raposa chica de vientre blanco
  • Brown Four-eyed Opossum (Metachirus nudicaudatus), Raposa marrón de cuatro ojos
  • Anderson’s Four-eyed Opossum (Philander andersoni), Raposa de cuadro ojos de Anderson

Familia: Leporidae

  • Brazilian Rabbit (Sylvilagus brasiliensis), Conejo silvestre

Familia: Tapiridae

  • South American Tapir (Tapirus terrestris), Tapir amazónico

Familia: Bradypodidae

  • Brown-throated Sloth (Bradypus variegatus), Perezoso de tres dedos

Familia: Megalonychidae

  • Linnaeus’s Two-toed Sloth (Choloepus didactylus), Perezoso de dos dedos de Lineo

Familia: Myrmecophagidae

  • Giant Anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla), Oso hormiguero gigante
  • Southern Tamandua (Tamandua tetradactyla), Oso hormiguero de oriente

Familia: Aotidae

  • Spix’s Night Monkey (Aotus vociferans), Mono nocturno vociferante

Familia: Atelidae

  • Linnaeus’ Red Howler (Alouatta seniculus), Mono aullador rojo
  • White-bellied spider monkey (Ateles belzebuth), Mono Araña de Vientre Blanco
  • Humboldt’s Woolly Monkey (Lagothrix lagothricha), Mono Lanudo de Humboldt

Familia: Callitrichidae

  • Western Pygmy Marmoset (Cebuella pygmaea), Leoncillo
  • Red-mantled Saddle-back Tamarin (Leontocebus lagonotus), Chichico rojo
  • Golden-mantled Tamarin (Leontocebus tripartitus), Tamarín ensillado de dorso dorado

Familia: Cebidae

  • Large-headed Capuchin (Cebus macrocephalus), Mono capuchino negro de cabeza grande
  • White-fronted Capuchin (Cebus yuracus), Mono capuchino blanco
  • Humboldt’s Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri cassiquiarensis), Mono ardilla ecuatoriano

Familia: Pitheciidae

  • Red-crowned Titi (Plecturocebus discolor), Cotoncillo rojo
  • Napo Saki (Pithecia napensis), Mono Volador, Parahuaco

Familia: Caviidae

  • Capibara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris), Capibara

Familia: Cricetidae

  • MacConnell’s rice rat (Euryoryzomys macconnelli), Rata arrocera de Macconnell
  • Western Amazonian Hylaeamys (Hylaeamys perenensis), Rata de Tierras bajas occidental
  • Yungas Amazonian Hylaeamys (Hylaeamys yunganus), Rata de las Yungas de la Amazonas
  • Pleasant Bristly Mouse (Neacomys amoenus), Ratón cerdoso común
  • Rosalind’s Bristly Mice (Neacomys rosalindae), Ratón cerdoso de Rosalind
  •  Western Amazonian Nectomys (Nectomys apicalis), Rata de agua ecuatoriana
  • Bicolored Arboreal Rice (Oecomys bicolor), Ratón arrocero arborícola bicolor
  • Foothill Arboreal Rice Rat (Oecomys superans), Ratón arrocero arborícola de piedemonte
  •  Ecuadorian Spiny Mouse (Scolomys melanops), Ratón espinoso de hocico corto
  • Ucayali Spiny Mouse (Scolomys ucayalensis), Ratón espinoso de hocico largo

Familia: Cuniculidae

  • Lowland Paca (Cuniculus paca), Guanta de tierras bajas

Familia: Dasyproctidae

  • Black Agouti (Dasyprocta fuliginosa), Guatusa Negra
  • Green acouchi (Myoprocta pratti), Guatín

Familia: Echimyidae

  • Amazon Bamboo Rat (Dactylomys dactylinus), Rata del bambú
  • Dark Spiny Tree-Rat (Echimys saturnus), Rata arborícola oscura
  • Yellow-crowned Brush-tailed Rat (Isothrix bistriata), Rata arborícola de corona amarilla
  • Ferreira’s Spiny Tree-Rat (Mesomys hispidus), Rata arborícola espinosa
  • Short-tailed Spiny-Rat (Proechimys brevicauda), Rata Espinosa de Cola Corta
  • Napo Spiny Rat (Proechimys quadruplicatus), Rata Espinosa del Napo
  • Simons’s Spiny Rat (Proechimys simonsi), Rata Espinosa de Simons

Familia: Erethizontidae

  •  Streaked Dwarf Porcupine (Coendou ichillus), Puerco espín pequeño ecuatoriano

Familia: Sciuridae

  • Northern Amazon Red Squirrel (Hadrosciurus igniventris), Ardilla roja norteña
  • southern Amazon Red Squirrel (Hadrosciurus spadiceus), Ardilla roja sureña
  • Amazon Dwarf Squirrel (Microsciurus flaviventer), Ardilla enana de oriente

Orden: Sirenia

Familia: Trichechidae

  • Amazonian Manatee (Trichechus inunguis), Manatí Amazónico