Endangered Insects of Central America
Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones
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|Acanthomyops spp.||Michigan, Virgin Islands|
|Alajuela Knobtail||Costa Rica|
|Black-backed Shadowdamsel||Costa Rica|
|Bristle-tipped Sanddargon||Dominican Republic|
|Cacao Shadowdamsel||Costa Rica|
|Cartago Knobtail||Costa Rica|
|Chiriquita Shadowdamsel||Costa Rica|
|Elongate Shadowdamsel||Costa Rica, Nicaragua|
|Elusive Sanddragon||Dominican Republic|
|Guatemalan Rubyspot||Guatemala, Mexico|
|Hispaniolan Malachite||Dominican Republic, Haiti|
|Horned Knobtail||Costa Rica|
|Humped Knobtail||Costa Rica|
|Ivory-faced Flatwing||Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua|
|Jamaican Giant Swallowtail Butterfly||Jamaica|
|Limon Knobtail||Costa Rica|
|Pegtail||Costa Rica, Panama|
|Purple Threadtail||Dominican Republic|
|Red-legged Threadtail||Dominican Republic|
|Reventazon Shadowdamsel||Costa Rica|
|Ris's Sanddragon||Guatemala, Mexico|
|Volcano Knobtail||Costa Rica|
|Zetides Swallowtail||Dominican Republic, Haiti|
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Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones | Plants
***What insects are listed here?:The Central America section of this site lists the folllowing insects appearing on select endangered species lists:
- Insects that dwell in or migrate to any region found in Central America and any nearby islands between North and South America.
- Insects of the Caribbean Islands or Caribbean Sea.
- Insects that dwell in or migrate to the West Indies (Jamaica, Bahamas, Trinidad, etc.).
In some cases, the creatures listed in this section may also be found on other continents or in other areas, which is why you may see additional
areas noted in the range column.
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
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