Costa Rica Biodiversity

Quepos Manuel Antonio Mamalian


This page is it about mamalian species found in Palmas Pacifica Real Estate with basic information about the types of different groups of organisms in Costa Rica. The scientific name is presented with Costa Rican common name.

  • Scientific name
  • Common name
mantled howler, golden-mantled howling monkey
Alouatta palliata
Mono aullador (Congo)
Geoffroy's spider monkey, black-handed spider monkey
Ateles geoffroyi
Mono Araña
brown-throated sloth
Bradypus variegatus
Perezoso de tres dedos
white-headed capuchin, white-faced capuchin, white-throated capuchin
Cebus capucinus
Mono Capuchino
Central American Agouti
Dasyprocta punctata
Lowland Paca, Spotted Paca, Cuniculus paca
Agouti paca
Puma yagouaroundi
León Breñero
jaguarundi, Puma yagouaroundi
Herpailurus yagouaroundi
Gato Moro
greater grison
Galictis vittata
kinkajou, honey bear
Potos flavus
southern tamandua, collared anteater, lesser anteater
Tamandua tetradactyla
white-tailed deer, Virginia deer, whitetail
Odocoileus virginianus
Venado de cola blanca
Central American squirrel monkey, titi
Saimiri oerstedii
Mono ardilla (Tití)
Sciurus variegatoides
Ardilla común
white-nosed coati
Nasua narica



List of organisms observed in Palmas Pacifica Property and surrounding, Quepos, Aguirre, Puntarenas.


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