Mammal Species of the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest – Las Piedras, Tambopata, Madre de Dios

The Las Piedras River in the Peruvian Amazon is home to a rich biodiversity and abundance of mammals, many of which are endangered. Here is a live list of mammal species being recorded by the ARCAmazon research teams and partners.

Amazon Center Las Piedras Amazon Rainforest Research Conservation

Mammal species recorded at LPAC and/or within the Las Piedras watershed

LPAC protects 4,450 hectares of pristine rainforest in the Las Piedras-Tambopata-Madre de Dios Region of the Peruvian Amazon. The following mammals have been recorded on the site and/or within the watershed through ARCAmazon’s wildlife monitoring and forest ranger programs:

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Order
Family
Genus
Species
Nombre común (Peru)
Common Name (English)
Conservation Status
LPAC
Las Piedras Watershed
Holly O'Donnel (Fauna Forever)
Liselot Lange (ARCAmazon)
Corrie Rushford (ARCAmazon)
27aa TOTAL # SPECIES27270180
1PrimatesAtelidaeAlouattasaraCoto monoBolivian red howler monkeyLC111
1PrimatesAotidaeAotusnigricepsMusmuquiBlack-Headed night monkeyLC111
1PrimatesAtelidaeAteleschamekMaquisapa Peruvian black spider monkeyEN111
1PrimatesCallitrichidaeCallimicogoeldiiCallimicoGoeldi’s marmosetVU11
1PrimatesCebusalbifronsMachin blancoWhite-fronted CapuchinLC111
1PrimatesSapajusmacrocephallusMachin negroBrown capuchinLC111
1RodentiaCuniculidaeCuniculuspacaPicuroLowland PacaLC11
1RodentiaDactylomysdactylinusRata de bambuAmazon Bamboo RatLC111
1RodentiaDasyproctapunctataAnujeCentral American AgoutiLC111
1CarnivoraMustelidaeEirabarbaraMancoTayraLC111
1RodentiaHydrochoerushydrochaerisRonsocoCapybaraLC111
1CarnivoraFelidaeLeoparduspardalisTigrilloOcelotLC11
1ArtiodactylaCervidaeMazamaamericanaVenado rojoRed Brocket DeerDD111
1ArtiodactylaCervidaeMazamagouazoubiraVenado grisGrey Brocket DeerLC11
1RodentiaMyoproctaacouchyPicuro mamaRed AcouchyLC111
1MyrmecophagatridactylaOso bandera Giant AnteaterVU11
1PantheraoncaOtorongoJaguarNT111
1PecaritajacuSajinoCollared PeccaryLC111
1PriodontesmaximusYangunturoGiant ArmadilloVU11
1PrimatesSaguinusfuscicollisPichicoSaddleback TamarinLC111
1PrimatesSaimiriboliviensisBlack-capped Squirrel MonkeyLC111
1SciurusignitesArdillaBolivian SquirrelDD11
1SciurusspadiceusArdillaSouthern Amazonian Red squirrelLC11
1SylvilagusbrasiliensisConejoBrazilian RabbitLC111
1TamanduatetradactylaTamandúaSouthern TamanduaLC111
1TapirusterrestrisSachavacaSouth American TapirVU111
1TayassupecariHuanganaWhite-lipped peccaryVU11