vertebrates text index | photo index
Text index of vertebrates on Singapore shores
currently mainly mangroves, shores, coastal forests with some also found in other wild places.
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index to fishes | mammals | birds | shore snakes | other reptiles | amphibians


  Family Cercopithecidae
  Macaca fascicularis (Long-tailed macaque)

  Family Dugongidae
  Dugong dugon (Dugong) (CR: Critically Endangered)

  Family Delphinidae
  Sousa chinensis (Indo-Pacific hump-backed dolphin) (EN: Endangered)

  Family Emballonuridae
  Saccolaimus saccolaimus (Pouched tomb bat)

  Family Mustelidae
  Lutrogale perspicillata (Smooth otter) (CR: Critically Endangered)

  Family Pteropodidae
  Cynopterus brachyotis (Lesser dog-faced fruit bat)

  Family Sciuridae
  Callosciurus notatus (Plantain squirrel)

  Family Suidae
  Sus scrofa (Wild boar)

  Family Viverridae
  Paradoxurus hermaphroditus (Toddycat or Common palm civet)

Other reptiles

  Family Agamidae
  Bronchodela cristatella (Green crested lizard)
Calotes versicolor (Changeable lizard)

  Family Cheloniidae (sea turtles)
  Chelonia mydas (Green sea turtle) (CR: Critically Endangered)
Eretmochelys imbricata (Hawksbill turtle) (CR: Critically Endangered)

  Family Crocodylidae
  Crocodylus porosus (Estuarine crocodile) (CR: Critically Endangered)

  Family Scincidae
  Eutropis multifasciata (Common sun skink)

  Family Varanidae
  Varanus salvator (Malayan water monitor)


  Family Dicroglossidae
  Fejervarya/Rana crancrivora (Crab-eating frog)


  Shorebirds and seabirds in general

  Family Bucerotidae
  Anthracoceros albirostris (Oriental pied-hornbill) (CR: Critically Endangered)

  Family Phasianidae
  Gallus gallus (Red junglefowl) (EN: Endangered)

in red are those listed among the threatened plants of Singapore from Davison, G.W. H. and P. K. L. Ng and Ho Hua Chew, 2008. The Singapore Red Data Book: Threatened plants and animals of Singapore.

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