February 13, 2017

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

The table below contains the list of all the threatened (under the "vulnerable" 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 (Vulnerable) Species of Animals in the Philippines

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

Scientific name
Common name(s)
Local name(s)
Distribution
Acanthastrea spp. Native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Acerodon leucotis Palawan flying fox Endemic to Palawan and neighboring islands
Acrocephalus sorghophilus Streaked reed-warbler Native to China, Taiwan, and the Philippines
Acropora spp. Table corals Native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Actenoides hombroni Blue-capped kingfisher Endemic to Mindanao
Aetomylaeus nichofii Banded eagle ray Native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Aioliops brachypterus
Endemic to Miniloc Island and El Nido Island
Alionycteris paucidentata Mindanao pygmy fruit bat Endemic to the Philippines
Alveopora spp. Native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Anacropora spp. Briar corals Native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Ansonia mcgregori Endemic to Mindanao
Ansonia muelleri Endemic to Mindanao and Dinagat Island
Anthracoceros marchei Palawan hornbill Endemic to the Palawan archipelago
Anas luzonica Philippine duck Endemic to the Philippines
Anonymomys mindorensis Mindoro climbing rat Endemic to the Philippines
Aonyx cinerea Asian small-clawed otter Found in Palawan in the Philippines. Native to South Asia and Southeast Asia
Apomys gracilirostris Large Mindoro forest mouse Endemic to Mindoro
Apomys sacobianus Long-nosed Luzon forest mouse Endemic to the Philippines
Archboldomys luzonensis Mt. Isarog shrew-mouse Endemic to Mt. Isarog, Camarines Sur
Arctictis binturong Binturong Binturong Found in Palawan in the Philippines. Native to South Asia and Southeast Asia
Argiolestes realensis Endemic to Quezon Province on Luzon
Astreopora spp. Star corals Native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Atherinomorus lineatus Lined silverside Native to Indonesia and the Philippines
Atrophaneura atropos Endemic to the Philippines
Atrophaneura schadenbergi Endemic to the Philippines
Australogyra zelli Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Barabattoia laddi Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Barbourula busuangensis Philippine flat-headed frog Endemic to Busuanga, Culion, and Palawan
Bolbometopon muricatum Humphead parrotfish Native to the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean
Boroda expatria Endemic to Lake Manguao, Palawan
Bubo philippensis Philippine eagle-owl Kuwago, Bukao, Búho Filipino Endemic to the Philippines
Bullimus gamay Camiguin forest rat Endemic to Camiguin
Carcharhinus longimanus Oceanic whitetip shark Global
Carcharodon carcharias Great white shark Global
Catalaphyllia jardinei Native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Caulastrea curvata Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Caulastrea echinulata Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Centrophorus squamosus Deepwater spiny dogfish Old World
Ceyx melanurus Philippine dwarf kingfisher Endemic to the eastern Philippines
Chloropsis flavipennis Philippine leafbird Endemic to Samar, Leyte, and Mindanao. Presumed extinct on Cebu
Coeliccia exoleta Endemic to Mindanao and Camiguin
Coracina mindanensis Black-bibbed cicadabird Endemic to the Philippines
Coracina ostenta White-winged cuckooshrike Endemic to Panay, Guimaras, and Negros Island
Cromileptes altivelis Pantherfish, humpback grouper Lapu-lapu, Tabadlo, Salingukod, Labungan, Señorita, Baraka Native to South Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia, and Oceania
Crunomys melanius Mindanao shrew rat Endemic to Camiguin, Leyte, and Mindanao
Cynocephalus volans Philippine flying lemur Kagwang Endemic to Bohol, Samar, Leyte, Mindanao, and neighboring islands
Cyphastrea agassizi Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western and central Pacific Ocean
Cyphastrea ocellina Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western and central Pacific Ocean
Dasia griffini Griffin's keel-scaled tree skink Endemic to Palawan and Mindoro
Dendrocopos ramsayi Sulu woodpecker Endemic to the Sulu Archipelago
Dicaeum haematostictum Visayan flowerpecker Endemic to Western Visayas and Negros
Dicaeum retrocinctum Scarlet-collared flowerpecker Endemic to Mindoro
Draco mindanensis Mindanao flying dragon Tabili Endemic to Dinagat, Leyte, Mindanao and Samar.
Drepanosticta centrosaurus Endemic to Surigao del Sur and Davao Oriental
Dryocalamus philippinus Endemic to the Philippines
Dryophiops philippina Endemic to the Philippines
Ducula carola Spotted imperial pigeon Endemic to the Philippines
Ducula pickeringii Grey imperial-pigeon Endemic to Palawan, Mindanao and the Sulu archipelago
Dugong dugon Dugong Baboy-dagat, Duyon, Dugong[3] Tropical waters of the Indian and Western Pacific Ocean
Echinophyllia costata Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Echinopora ashmorensis Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Ecsenius kurti Endemic to the northern Sulu Sea
Egretta eulophotes Chinese egret Native to Southeast Asia and East Asia
Emberiza sulphurata Yellow bunting Native to China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, wintering in the Philippines
Epinephelus bruneus Kelp grouper Lapu-lapu Native to China, Vietnam, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and the Philippines
Epinephelus lanceolatus Brindled grouper Lapu-lapu, Bantol, Kugtung, Pugapo Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western and central Pacific Ocean
Erythrura viridifacies Green-faced parrotfinch Endemic to Luzon, Panay, and Negros Island
Euphyllia spp. Native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Eurylaimus samarensis Visayan broadbill Endemic to Eastern Visayas
Eurylaimus steerii Mindanao broadbill Endemic to Mindanao, Dinagat, Siargao and Basilan
Favites spinosa Native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Ficedula basilanica Little slaty flycatcher Endemic to Samar, Leyte, Dinagat, Mindanao and Basilan
Ficedula platenae Palawan flycatcher Endemic to Palawan
Fungia spp. Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Galaxea spp. Native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Gallicolumba platenae Mindoro bleeding-heart Kulo-kulo Endemic to Mindoro
Gallirallus calayanensis Calayan rail Piding Endemic to Calayan Island
Gekko ernstkelleri Endemic to Panay
Gekko gigante Gigante narrow-disked gecko Endemic to the Gigante Islands
Glaucostegus granulatus Sharpnose Guitarfish Native to South Asia and Southeast Asia
Goniastrea spp. Native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Goniopora spp. Native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Graphium idaeoides Endemic to the Philippines
Graphium megaera Endemic to the Philippines
Grus antigone Sarus crane Extinct in the Philippines. Native to South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Northern Australia
Gynacantha constricta Endemic to Laguna, Luzon
Haeromys pusillus Lesser Ranee mouse Possibly extinct in the Philippines. Native to Indonesia and Malaysia
Halomitra clavator Native to Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Solomon Islands, and the Philippines
Heliofungia actiniformis Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Heliopora coerulea Blue coral Native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Hemigaleus microstoma Sickle fin weasel shark Native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Hemipristis elongata Snaggletooth shark Native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Hippocampus barbouri Barbour's seahorse Native to Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines
Hippocampus comes Tiger tail seahorse Native to Southeast Asia
Hippocampus kuda Common seahorse Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Hippocampus spinosissimus Hedgehog seahorse Native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Hippocampus trimaculatus Three-spot seahorse Native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Hydrophis semperi Lake Taal snake Endemic to Lake Taal
Hydrosaurus pustulatus Crested lizard Soa-soa Endemic to the northern and central Philippines
Hylarana igorota Endemic to Cordillera Central, Luzon
Hylarana tipanan Endemic to the Sierra Madres of Luzon
Hypothymis coelestis Celestial blue monarch Endemic to the Philippines
Hystrix pumila Philippine porcupine Endemic to Palawan
Idea electra Electra's tree-nymph Endemic to the Philippines
Isopora spp. Native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Isurus oxyrinchus Shortfin Mako Global
Kaloula kalingensis Kalinga narrowmouth toad Endemic to northern Luzon, Polillo, and Palaui
Kaloula rigida Luzon narrowmouth toad Endemic to northern Luzon
Lepidochelys olivacea Olive ridley Global
Leptastrea aequalis Native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Leptoria irregularis Native to the Indian Ocean and the western and central Pacific Ocean
Leptoseris spp. Native to the Indian Ocean and the western and central Pacific Ocean
Limnonectes acanthi Endemic to Balabac, Busuanga, Culion and Palawan
Limnonectes diuatus Endemic to the Diuata Mountains and Mount Kitanglad in Mindanao
Limnonectes parvus Endemic to Mindanao
Limnonectes visayanus Endemic to Masbate, Cebu, Negros Island, Guimaras, Panay and Siquijor
Lobophyllia spp. Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Mainitia mainitensis Endemic to Lake Mainit, Mindanao
Megaerops wetmorei White-collared fruit bat Native to Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines
Megaptera novaeangliae Humpback whale Balyena Global, stable presence in northern Luzon[4]
Megophrys stejnegeri Mindanao horned frog Endemic to Basilan, Biliran, Bohol, Dinagat, Leyte, Samar, and Mindanao
Millepora foveolata Native to the western Pacific Ocean
Montastrea spp. Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Montipora spp. Native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Moseleya latistellata Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Muscicapa randi Ashy-breasted flycatcher Endemic to Luzon, Negros Island
Mycedium steeni Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Mydaus marchei Palawan stink badger Endemic to Palawan and Busuanga
Nebrius ferrugineus Tawny nurse shark Native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Nemenzophyllia turbida Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Nemipterus virgatus Golden Threadfin Bream Native to the eastern Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean
Nisaetus philippensis Philippine hawk-eagle Aguila-azor Filipina Endemic to Luzon
Otopteropus cartilagonodus Luzon fruit bat Endemic to the Philippines
Otus gurneyi Giant scops-owl, lesser eagle-owl Kuwago, Búho De Mindanao Endemic to Samar, Dinagat, Siargao and Mindanao
Phapitreron brunneiceps Mindanao brown dove Endemic to Mindanao and Basilan
Physeter macrocephalus Sperm whale Global
Pteropus pumilus Little golden-mantled flying fox Endemic to Visayas, Western Mindanao, and some islands in Indonesia
Pteropus speciosus Philippine gray flying fox Endemic to a few islands in Mindanao and Borneo
Ptilinopus marchei Flame-breasted fruit dove Endemic to Luzon
Rattus mindorensis Mindoro black rat Endemic to the Philippines
Rattus tawitawiensis Tawi-tawi forest rat Endemic to the Philippines
Rhincodon typus Whale shark Butanding, Balilan, Taluki, Tawiki Tropical waters worldwide; Donsol, Pasacao and Batangas in the Philippines
Rhinolophus subrufus Small rufous horseshoe bat Endemic to the Philippines
Rhynchomys isarogensis Isarog shrew rat Endemic to Mt. Isarog, Camarines Sur
Rusa marianna Philippine deer Usa Native and threatened in the Philippines. Introduced and common in Guam
Squalus montalbani Philippine spurdog Philippines, Indonesia, and tropical Australia
Sundasciurus rabori Palawan montane squirrel Endemic to the Philippines
Sundasciurus samarensis Samar squirrel Endemic to the Philippines
Sus ahoenobarbus Palawan bearded pig Endemic to Balabac, Palawan and the Calamian Islands
Sus philippensis Philippine warty pig Endemic to Luzon and neighboring islands
Tarsomys echinatus Spiny long-footed rat Endemic to the Philippines
Tupaia palawanensis Palawan treeshrew Endemic to the Philippines
Tryphomys adustus Luzon short-nosed rat Endemic to the Philippines
Turnix worcesteri Worcester's buttonquail Pugo Endemic to Luzon
Urogale everetti Mindanao treeshrew Endemic to Mindanao and adjacent small islands
Varanus olivaceus Gray's monitor Butaan Endemic to eastern Luzon Catanduanes Polillo and adjacent islands
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