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Choerophryne nigrescens

Choerophryne nigrescens is a species of frogs in the family Microhylidae. It is endemic to the Papua Province, Indonesia, and is known from its type locality and two other localities on the island of Yapen, off the north-western coast of New Guin ...


Corythoxestis praeustella

Corythoxestis praeustella is a moth of the family Gracillariidae. It is known from Java, Indonesia. The hostplants for the species include Nauclea orientalis.


Cyclocheilichthys janthochir

Cyclocheilichthys janthochir is a species of freshwater fish in the family Cyprinidae. It is known from the Kapuas River in West Kalimantan, Borneo. Cyclocheilichthys janthochir eats aquatic insects. It grows to 20 cm 7.9 in total length.


Deharveng’s blind snake

Deharveng’s blind snake is a species of blind snake placed in the monotypic genus Cyclotyphlops. It is found in southeastern Sulawesi, Indonesia. No subspecies are currently recognized.


Draco biaro

Draco biaro, also known as the Lazells flying dragon, is a species of lizard. It is endemic to the Sangihe Islands in North Sulawesi, Indonesia. The type locality is the eponymous Biaro Island. It can be found in lowland rainforests.


Gastromyzon contractus

Gastromyzon contractus is a species of river loach in the genus Gastromyzon. It is endemic to the Kapuas River basin, western Borneo. It is a small fish growing to 3.7 cm SL.


Hellinsia wamenae

Hellinsia wamenae is a species of moth in the genus Hellinsia, known from Indonesia. Moths in this species take flight in October, and have a wingspan of approximately 16-18 millimetres. The species is named after Wamena, a village whence it was ...


Hyorhinomys stuempkei

Hyorhinomys stuempkei is a recently discovered species of rodent in the family Muridae,more specifically in the subfamily Murinae, endemic to Sulawesi, Indonesia. This species was discovered in 2015 by Jacob A. Esselstyn and his team, Anang S. Ac ...


Limnonectes larvaepartus

Limnonectes larvaepartus is a species of fanged frog in the family Dicroglossidae endemic to northern and western Sulawesi, Indonesia. It is unique in that it has internal fertilization and gives live birth to tadpoles. Other frog species that ha ...


List of endemic butterflies of Indonesia

This page contains a list of Indonesian endemic butterflies also of those endemic to New Guinea and Borneo.


Lycodon sidiki

The species can identified from other wolf snakes, by the absence of preocular scale and presence of keeled dorsal scales. Smaller snakes have bright orange-red venter and older snakes have creamy venter.


Makassar tarsier

The Makassar tarsier is a species of tarsier. Its range is in Indonesia in the southwestern peninsula of the island of Sulawesi, near Makassar. At one point the taxon was downgraded to a junior synonym of the spectral tarsier. However, when that ...


Megalorhipida deboeri

Megalorhipida deboeri is a species of moth in the genus Megalorhipida, known from Indonesia. Butterflies of this species to fly in October and have a wingspan of about 10 mm 0.39 inch. The specific name "deboeri" refers to A. L. Bauer, an entomol ...


Neptis ida

Neptis ida saleyra Fruhstorfer, 1908 Selajar. Neptis ida southern Sulawesi. Neptis ida carbonespersa Martin, 1924 northern and central Sulawesi. Neptis ida celebensis Hopffer, 1874 North-eastern Sulawesi: Minahasa. Neptis ida liliputa Martin, 192 ...


Occidozyga tompotika

Occidozyga tompotika is a species of frog in the family Dicroglossidae. It is endemic to Sulawesi, Indonesia, where it is known from the Balantak Mountains in the Central Sulawesi Province. It is named after Mount Tompotika, its type locality.


Oreophryne furu

Oreophryne furu is a species of microhylid frogs endemic to the Mamberamo River basin in Papua, Western New Guinea. It is distinguished from other related species by its small size, unique call and egg-guarding behaviour.


Orthaga erebochlaena

Orthaga erebochlaena is a species of snout moth in the genus Orthaga. It is found on the island of Java. The moth has a yellowish color and the dark spots near the edge of its wings.


Phyllocnistis exiguella

Phyllocnistis exiguella is a moth of the family Gracillariidae, known from Java, Indonesia. The hostplants for the species include Buchanania arborescens and Buchanania florida.


Phyllocnistis temperatior

Phyllocnistis temperatior is a moth of the family Gracillariidae, known from Java, Indonesia. The hostplant for the species is an unidentified species of Leea.


Phyllocnistis voutei

Phyllocnistis voutei is a moth of the family Gracillariidae, known from Java, Indonesia. In hostplant for the species unidentified species of Loranthus. They mine the leaves of their host plant. The mine is located on the lower leaf surface.


Piletocera batjianalis

Piletocera batjianalis is a moth in the family Crambidae. It was described by Strand in 1920. It is found in Indonesia, where it has been recorded from the Maluku Islands.


Rote leaf warbler

The Rote leaf warbler is a species of passerine bird in the family Phylloscopidae. It is endemic to Rote Island in Indonesias Lesser Sunda Islands, where it lives in primary deciduous forest and secondary forest. It is genetically very different ...


Rote myzomela

The Rote myzomela is a species of Indonesian honeyeater endemic to the island of Rote. It is considered distinct from the Sumba myzomela based on voice. It was named after Iriana Joko Widodo, the first lady of Indonesia at the time of description ...


Stenalia jakli

Stenalia jakli is a beetle in the genus Stenalia of the family Mordellidae. It was described in 2006 by Horak on Sumba island in Indonesia. The species metatibia and elytron are black in colour. The name derived from Stanislav Jakl, an entomologi ...


Tenggara swiftlet

The Tenggara swiftlet is a small bird in the swift family Apodidae. It is endemic to the western Lesser Sunda Islands of Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. Previously considered a subspecies of the gl ...


Jatnas tarsier

The Jatna’s tarsier is a species of tarsier found in Indonesia. Their call, or "songs" are known to be different than other similar tarsier species. The Jatnas tarsier has giant eyes and ears, and they also can rotate their heads like owls. This ...


Gurskys spectral tarsier

The Gursky’s spectral tarsier is a species of tarsier found in the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia. A recent taxonomic revision, split this species off from the spectral tarsier and other tarsier species based on difference in vocalisations and p ...


Troides haliphron

Troides haliphron is sexually dimorphic. For terms see External morphology of Lepidoptera. Male: fore wings black. Veins bordered with a white shade. Wings is the main color is black. There is a Golden stripe in an intervertebral region of the wi ...


Troides vandepolli

Troides vandepolli, the van de Polls birdwing, is a montane birdwing butterfly occurring on Java and Sumatra. It is endemic for Indonesia and is protected by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species. The species was named in th ...


Tropidolaemus laticinctus

Tropidolaemus laticinctus is a species of venomous snake in the pit viper subfamily, Crotalinae. Its common names are broad-banded temple pitviper, or broad-banded pit viper. It is endemic to the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.



Waiomys is a genus of rodents from the family Muridae. It is endemic to Sulawesi, Indonesia. The genus is monotypic, consisting of the species Waiomys mamasae. It is known only from Mount Gandangdewata, Mamasa Regency, West Sulawesi.


Yirrkala gjellerupi

Yirrkala gjellerupi is an eel in the family Ophichthidae. It was described by Max Carl Wilhelm Weber and Lieven Ferdinand de Beaufort in 1916. It is a tropical, freshwater eel which is known from northern New Guinea. It can reach a maximum total ...


Agapanthia persicola

Agapanthia persicola is a species of beetle in the subfamily Lamiinae endemic to Iran. The species is 7–12 millimetres in length, and are blue coloured. The flight time is from May to June, with a life cycle of one year.


Archon bostanchii

Archon bostanchii is a species of false Apollo butterfly belonging to the Parnassiinae or snow Apollo subfamily. This recently described papilionid is endemic to Iran.


Asaccus andersoni

Asaccus andersoni is a species of leaf-toed gecko endemic to Iran, on the western slopes of the central Zagros Mountains. It lives in on rocks in gullies of mountainous oak forests. It is named in honor of Steven Clement Anderson, in recognition ...


Asaccus granularis

Asaccus granularis is a species of leaf-toed gecko endemic to Iran. The specific epithet refers to the granular scales on the back of this lizard. It is only known from the type locality in Lorestan Province, Iran. It was found in a mountainous a ...


Asaccus tangestanensis

Asaccus tangestanensis is a species of leaf-toed gecko endemic to Iran. This gecko is found in the southern Zagros Mountains in Bushehr Province. It is found in cliffs and caves. The holotype was collected in 2008 and the species is named for Tan ...


Asaccus zagrosicus

Asaccus zagrosicus is a species of leaf-toed gecko endemic to Iran. The holotype was collected in 2008 in southern Lorestan in the Tang-e-Haft Region between the central Zagros Mountains and Khuzestan Plain. This medium size Asaccus species for 4 ...


Capoeta razii

Capoeta razii, is a newly described species of freshwater cyprinid fish occurring mainly in southern Caspian Sea basin, Iran. This species was mistakenly reported by many authors as Capoeta gracilis in northern Iranian regions. It was first repor ...


Carabus maurus osculatii

Carabus maurus osculatii is a subspecies of beetle from family Carabidae, that is endemic to Iran. The species are steel coloured, and are named after its discoverer Gaetano Osculati.


Helladia imperialis

Helladia imperialis is a species of longhorn beetle in the subfamily Lamiinae that is endemic to Iran. The species is 9–14 millimetres in length and is blackish-orange coloured. Adults are on wing from May to July, and it feeds on Centaurea imper ...


Lycosa aragogi

Lycosa aragogi is a species of the araneomorph spider family Lycosidae endemic to Kerman Province, Iran. The female holotype measured 26 mm, with two black and three white stripes of setae on its cephalothorax, black setae on its chelicerae, and ...


Merrifieldia diwani

Merrifieldia diwani is a moth of the family Pterophoridae that is found in Iran. The wingspan is about 25 mm 0.98 V. the Butterfly is creamy white with white edges. The wings are white, although the last segment brown. Adults were recorded in may ...


Nebria elbursiaca

The species have 2 subspecies all of which are endemic to Iran: Nebria elbursiaca B. Bodemeyer, 1927. Nebria elbursiaca bagrovdaghensis Shilenkov, 1983.


Oxynoemacheilus kiabii

Oxynoemacheilus kiabii is a species of stone loach from the genus Oxynoemacheilus which is endemic to Iran. It is found in the Karkeh River drainage in clear, fast flowing streams. The Karkeh is a tributary of the Karun which in turn flows into t ...


Oxynoemacheilus kurdistanicus

Oxynoemacheilus kurdistanicus is a species of stone loach which is endemic to the Choman River in Iranian Kurdistan. They grow up to 6.9 cm or 2.71 inches in length. They are vertebrates with soft rays. This type of species are harmless to humans.


Oxynoemacheilus parvinae

Oxynoemacheilus parvinae is a species of stone loach which is endemic to the drainage of the Sirvan River, a tributary of the Tigris in Kermanshah Province of Iran where it prefers reasonable fast flowing, relatively clear water of a gravel subst ...


Oxynoemacheilus zagrosensis

Oxynoemacheilus zagrosensis is a species of stone loach which is endemic to the Choman River in Iranian Kurdistan. It was described along with O. chomanicus, O. kurdistanicus and Turcinoemacheilus kosswigi in 2014, all four species being endemic ...


Paraschistura nielseni

Paraschistura nielseni is a species of ray-finned fish in the genus Paraschistura. This stone loach is found in the Helleh River and Mond River which drain into the northern Persian Gulf in Iran.



Parsigecko is a monotypic genus of lizards in the family Gekkonidae. It contains one species, Parsigecko ziaiei, known as Ziaies Pars-gecko. It is found in southern Iran.

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