Wildlife of Brazil

Wildlife of Brazil, by Antonio Silveira

Brazil has the richest fauna of the world, as well as the greatest biodiversity.
See also in these pages some of its spectacular wildlife, photos, videos and voice recordings.

The main purpose is to help the observer to identify the nature of some species  that ocurring in Brazil.

Amphibians, birds, mammals, reptiles, arachnids and insects that occurs in Brazill.  (With its orders, families, genus and species).

Here follows some species of the quoted classes:

Amphibians (Class Amphibia)
– Order Anura (frogs and toads)
– Order Caudata (salamanders)
– Order Gymnophiona

Birds (Class Birds)
– Order Psittaciformes, Strigiformes, Falconiformes etc.(macaws, owls, falcons etc.)

Mammals (Classe Mammalia)
– Order Artiodactyla (peccaries, deers)
Family Tayassuidae (peccary)
– Family Cervidae (deer)
– Order Carnivora (jaguars, otters etc.)
– Family Canidae (maned-wolf, bush-dog)
– Family Felinae  (jaguar and cats)
Family Mustelidae (Brazilian otters, otters etc.)
– Family Procyonidae (mão-pelada, quati etc.)
– Order Cetacea (whales and dolphins)
– Order Didelphimorphea (skunks etc.)
– Order Chiroptera (bats and vampires)
– Order Lagomorpha (hares and rabbits)
– Order Perissodactyla (tapir)
– Order Pinipedae (seals and sea lions)
– Order Primates  (monkeys, marmosets and tamarins)
Order Rodentia (squirrels, mice, capybara etc.)
– Order Sirenia (Manatees)
– Order Xenarthra  (sloths, armadillos and anteaters)
Family Bradypodidae (sloths)
– Family Dasypodidae (armadillos)
– Family Myrmephagidae (anteaters)

Reptiles (Class Reptilia)
– Order Squamata (lizards and snakes)
– Order Chelonea (turtles)
– Order Crocodilia (alligators and crocodiles)

Arachnides (Class Aracnidae)

Insects (Class Insecta)

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Antonio Silveira: 09/11/2011

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