February 13, 2017

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List of Threatened (Endangered) Species of Animals in the Philippines

The table below contains the list of all the threatened (under the "endangered" category) species of animals in the Philippines. Also included on the list is the scientific name, common & local names, and the distribution of the said animal. Please refer to the list below for more details.

List of Threatened (Endangered) Species of Animals in the Philippines

List of Threatened (Endangered) Species of Animals in the Philippines

Scientific name
Common name(s)
Local name(s)
Distribution
Acerodon jubatus Giant golden-crowned flying fox, golden-capped fruit bat
Endemic to the Philippines
Alveopora excelsa Net Coral Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Alveopora minuta Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Anacropora spinosa Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Balaenoptera borealis Sei whale Global
Balaenoptera musculus Blue whale Balyena Global
Balaenoptera physalus Fin whale Global
Batomys russatus Russet batomys, Dinagat hairy-tailed rat
Endemic to Dinagat Island
Brachymeles makusog Loam swimming skink Endemic to Catanduanes Island and some parts of Bicol Region
Brachymeles vermis Limbless worm skink Endemic to Sulu Archipelago
Caretta caretta Loggerhead Global
Cerberus microlepis Dog-faced water snake Endemic to Lake Buhi and Lake Manapao of the Bicol Peninsula
Cheilinus undulatus Humphead wrasse Mameng Native to the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean
Chelonia mydas Green turtle Pawikan Global
Copsychus cebuensis Black shama Endemic to Cebu
Crateromys heaneyi Panay cloudrunner, Panay Crateromys
Endemic to Panay
Crocidura mindorus Mindoro shrew Endemic to Mindoro
Crocidura negrina Negros shrew Endemic to Negros Island
Dasycrotapha speciosa Flame-templed babbler Endemic to Panay and Negros Island
Desmalopex leucopterus White-winged flying fox Endemic to the Philippines
Drepanosticta ceratophora Endemic to Palawan and Balabac
Ducula mindorensis Mindoro imperial pigeon, Mindoro zone-tailed pigeon
Endemic to Mindoro
Gorsachius goisagi Japanese night-heron Native to Japan, China, Taiwan, and the Philippines
Graphium sandawanum Apo swallowtail Endemic to the Philippines
Hemicordulia apoensis Endemic to Mount Apo, Mindanao
Hemitriakis leucoperiptera Whitefin topeshark Endemic to the Philippines
Heosemys spinosa Sunburst turtle, spiny terrapin, spiny turtle,
Native to Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines
Hologerrhum dermali Endemic to Panay
Hydnophora bonsai Spine coral Native to Japan, Taiwan, China, Indonesia, Vietnam, and the Philippines
Hyelaphus calamianensis Calamian deer, Calamian 
Endemic to the Calamian Group of Islands of Palawan
Hylarana mangyanum Endemic to Mindoro and Sibay
Ixos siquijorensis Streak-breasted bulbul Endemic to the Philippines
Kaloula kokacii Catanduanes Narrow-mouthed frog Taplang bukid Endemic to Catanduanes Island and some parts of Bicol region
Lithophyllon ranjithi Native to Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines
Lobophyllia serratus Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Luperosaurus joloensis Jolo flapped-legged gecko Endemic to Mindanao and Jolo
Luperosaurus macgregori McGregor's flapped-legged gecko Endemic to the Babuyan Islands
Megophrys ligayae Palawan horned frog Endemic to the Balabac and Palawan
Montipora setosa Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Neostethus thessa Priapium fish Endemic to Lake Mainit, Mindanao
Nyctimene rabori Philippine tube-nosed fruit bat Endemic to the Visayas
Oligodon meyerinkii Sulu short-headed snake Endemic to the Sulu Archipelago
Opisthotropis alcalai Gary's mountain keelback Endemic to the Mount Malindang, Zamboanga del Norte
Ospatulus palaemophagus Sulu short-headed snake Endemic to Lake Lanao
Papilio chikae Luzon peacock swallowtail) Endemic to the Philippines
Parantica milagros Milagros' tiger Endemic to the Philippines
Parantica schoenigi Father Schoenig's chocolate Endemic to the Philippines
Pectinia maxima Pectinia coral Native to Northern Australia and Southeast Asia
Pelochelys cantorii Frog-faced softshell turtle, Cantor's giant softshell
Native to South Asia and Southeast Asia
Pelophryne albotaeniata Palawan toadlet Endemic to Palawan
Penelopides mindorensis Mindoro hornbill Talusi tirik, Tirik Endemic to Mindoro
Penelopides panini Visayan hornbill, tarictic hornbill, Ticao tarictic hornbill Tariktik, Talusi, Taosi Less than 1800 individuals remain. Endemic to Visayas. Subspecies on Ticao likely extinct.
Phapitreron cinereiceps Tawitawi brown dove Endemic to the Sulu Archipelago
Philautus schmackeri Mindoro tree frog Endemic to Mindoro
Philautus surrufus Endemic to Mindanao
Platymantis cagayanensis Endemic to Luzon and Palaui Island
Platymantis hazelae Hazel's forest frog Endemic to Masbate and Negros Island
Platymantis lawtoni Endemic to Romblon, Tablas Island, and the Sibuyan Islands
Platymantis levigatus Endemic to Romblon, Tablas Island, and the Sibuyan Islands
Platymantis negrosensis Negros forest frog Endemic to Panay and Negros Island
Platymantis panayensis Panay forest frog Endemic to Panay
Platymantis polillensis Polilo forest frog Endemic to Polillo Island and the Aurora Province
Platymantis spelaeus Endemic to limestone caves in Negros Island
Platymantis subterrestris Mount Data forest frog Endemic to the central Luzon highlands
Platymantis taylori Endemic to the Sierra Madres of Luzon
Podogymnura aureospinula Dinagat moonrat, Dinagat gymnure xxxxxxxx Endemic to the Dinagat Islands
Porites eridani Stony coral Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Porites ornata Stony coral Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Pseudorabdion montanum Mountain burrowing snake Endemic to Negros Island
Prioniturus verticalis Blue-winged racquet-tail Endemic to the Sulu Archipelago
Ramphotyphlops suluensis Endemic to the Sulu Archipelago
Rhinocypha hageni Endemic to Jolo Island
Rhinomyias albigularis White-throated jungle-flycatcher
Endemic to western Visayas
Risiocnemis antoniae Endemic to Mindanao
Rusa alfredi Philippine spotted deer, Visayan spotted deer
Endemic to Panay and Negros Island, though formerly found throughout Visayas
Sphenomorphus biparietalis Sulu Sphenomorphus Endemic to the Sulu Archipelago
Sphyrna lewini Scalloped Hammerhead Global
Sphyrna mokarran Great hammerhead shark Global
Stachyris nigrorum Negros striped-babbler, Negros tree-babbler
Endemic to Negros Island
Sulcosticta striata Endemic to Luzon
Sundathelphusa sottoae Endemic to Bohol
Sus oliveri Oliver's warty pig Endemic to Mindoro
Tragulus nigricans Philippine mouse-deer, Balabac mouse deer Pilandok Endemic to Balabac and nearby islands in southwest Palawan
Tringa guttifer Spotted greenshank, Nordmann's greenshank
Native to Asia
Varanus mabitang Panay monitor lizard Mabitang Endemic to Panay
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