Endangered Insects of South America
Show insects in South America with profiles available.
Show all insects of concern in South America.
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Common Name Range ***
Antichthonidris bidentatus Argentina
Arawacus aethesa Brazil
Black-banded Bannerwing Colombia
Cyanophrys bertha Brazil
Fluminense Swallowtail Brazil
Joiceya praeclarus Brazil
Little Wood Elf Venezuela
Long-horned Beetle Brazil, Peru
Mecistogaster spp. (2) Brazil
Mesagrion leucorrhinum Colombia
Metropolitan Redspot Chile
Natterer's Longwing Brazil
Nirodia belphegor Brazil
Oxyepoecus spp. (3) Argentina
Paria Wood Elf Venezuela
Peaked Redspot Chile
Pheidole spp. (4) Argentina, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Guyana, India, Madagascar, United States (Colorado)
Pseudoatta argentina Argentina
Solenopsis spp. (2) Argentina, Uruguay
Tepui Bannerwing Venezuela
Yellow Kite Swallowtail Brazil
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**What insects are listed here?:

The South America section of this site lists the folllowing insects appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Insects that dwell in or migrate to any part of the South American continent and nearby islands.
  • Insects dwelling in the Amazon Basin.

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.

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