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
Liselot Lange (ARCAmazon)
63aa TOTAL # SPECIES606242
1ArtiodactylaCervidaeMazamaamericanaVenado RojoRed Brocket DeerDD111
1ArtiodactylaCervidaeMazamagouazoubiraVenado GrisGrey Brocket DeerLC111
1ArtiodactylaTayassuidaeTayassutajacuSajinoCollared PeccaryLC111
1ArtiodactylaTayassuidaeTayassupecariHuanganaWhite-lipped peccaryVU111
1CarnivoraCanidaeAtelocynusmicrotisPerro de MonteShort-eared dog11
1CarnivoraCanidaeSpeothosvenaticusSacha PerroBush dog11
1CarnivoraProcyonidaeNasuanasuaAchuniSouth American Coati111
1CarnivoraProcyonidaeProcyoncancrivorusMapacheCrab-eating Racoon11
1CarnivoraProcyonidaeBassaricyonalleniChosnaOlingo111
1CarnivoraProcyonidaePotosflavusChosnaKinkajou111
1CarnivoraMustelidaeGalictisvittataHuronGrison11
1CarnivoraMustelidaeEirabarbaraMancoTayraLC111
1CarnivoraMustelidaeLontralongicaudisNutriaNeotropical OtterLC11
1CarnivoraMustelidaePteronurabrasiliensisLobo de RioGiant OtterLC11
1CarnivoraFelidaeLeoparduspardalisTigrilloOcelotLC111
1CarnivoraFelidaeLeoparduswiediiHuamburushuMargay11
1CarnivoraFelidaePantheraoncaOtorongo / Tigre PintadoJaguarNT111
1CarnivoraFelidaePumaconcolorTigre ColoradoPuma111
1CarnivoraFelidaePumayagouaroundiTigrillo NegroJaguarundi111
1PerissodactylaTapiridaeTapirusterrestrisSachavacaSouth American TapirVU111
1RodentiaCuniculidaeCuniculuspacaPicuroLowland PacaLC111
1RodentiaEchimyidaeDactylomysdactylinusRata de BambuAmazon Bamboo RatLC111
1RodentiaSciuridaeMicrosciurusflaviventerArdilla EnanaAmazon dwarf squirrel111
1RodentiaSciuridaeSciurusignitusArdilla CenizaBolivian SquirrelDD111
1RodentiaSciuridaeSciurusspadiceusArdilla RojaSouthern Amazonian Red squirrelLC111
1RodentiaEchimyidaeProechimyssteereiRata EspinozaSpiny Rat11
1RodentiaEchimyidaeRattusnorvegicusRatonRat111
1RodentiaErethizontidaeCoendoubicolorCuerpo EspinBicolor-spined Porcupine11
1RodentiaDinomydaeDinomysbranickiiPicuromamaPacarana
1RodentiaDasyproctidaeMyoproctaprattiPunchanaGreen acouchi111
1RodentiaDasyproctidaeMyoproctaacouchyPicuro MamaRed AcouchyLC111
1RodentiaDasyproctidaeDasyproctavariegataAnujeBrown AgoutiLC111
1RodentiaHydrochaeridaeHydrochoerushydrochaerisRonsocoCapybaraLC111
1LagomorphaLeporidaeSylvilagusbrasiliensisConejo de MonteForest rabbit / TapitiLC111
1MarsupialiaDidelphidaeDidelphismarsupialisIntutoCommon Opossum111
1MarsupialiaDidelphidaeGlironiavenustaIntutoBushy-tailed Opossum11
1MarsupialiaDidelphidaeCaluromysphilanderIntuto PeludoBare-tailed Woolly Opossum11
1MarsupialiaDidelphidaeChironectesminimusMuca de AguaWater Opossum11
1MarsupialiaDidelphidaeMarmosopsnoctivagusRatonWhite-bellied Slender Mouse Opossum11
1XenarthraBradypodidaeBradypusvariegatusPelejo de Tres DedosBrown-throated Three-toed Sloth11
1XenarthraMegalonychidaeCholoepushoffmaniPelejo de Dos DedosHoffman's Two-toed Sloth111
1XenarthraMyrmecophagidaeMyrmecophagatridactylaOso bandera Giant AnteaterVU11
1XenarthraMyrmecophagidaeTamanduatetradactylaTamandúaSouthern TamanduaLC111
1XenarthraMyrmecophagidaeCyclopesdidactylusSerafinSilky / Pygmy AnteaterLC11
1XenarthraDasypodidaeCabassousunicinctusCarachupa EnanoSouthern Naked-tailed Armadillo111
1XenarthraDasypodidaeDasypuskappleriCarachupaGreater Long-nosed Armadillo111
1XenarthraDasypodidaeDasypusseptemcintusCarachupa Siete BandasSeven-banded Long-nosed Armadillo111
1XenarthraDasypodidaeDasypusnovemcinctusCarachupa Nueve BandasNine-banded Long-nosed Armadillo111
1XenarthraDasypodidaePriodontesmaximusYangunturoGiant ArmadilloVU11
1PrimatesAotidaeAlouattasaraCoto monoRed Howler Monkey111
1PrimatesAotidaeAotusnigricepsMusmuquiBlack-headed Night MonkeyLC111
1PrimatesAtelidaeAteleschamekMaquisapa Peruvian Black Spider MonkeyEN111
1PrimatesCallitrichidaeCallimicogoeldiiCallimicoGoeldi’s MarmosetVU11
1PrimatesHominidaeHomosapiensHumanoHuman111
1PrimatesCebidaePlectorecebustoppiniToconToppin's titi monkey111
1PrimatesCebidaeCebusalbifronsMachin blancoWhite-fronted CapuchinLC111
1PrimatesCebidaeSapajusmacrocephallusMachin negroLarge Headed Capuchin111
1PrimatesCallitrichidaeSaguinusfuscicollisPichicoSaddleback TamarinLC111
1PrimatesCebidaeSaimiriboliviensisFraileBolivian Squirrel MonkeyLC111
1PrimatesCebidaePitheciairrorataMono HuapoGray's bald-faced saki111
1PrimatesCallitrichidaeSaguinusemperatorEmperadorEmperor Tamarin1
1ChiropteraPhyllostomidaeMesphyla macconnelliMucielaguito cremosoMacconnell's Bat11
1ChiropteraPhyllostomidaeCarolliabrevicaudaMucielago frutero cloicortoShort-tailed Fruit Bat11