Archives: Mariloginsa Verde

Amazonian dolphin

    Site: Roca fuerte East coordinate: 433846 North Coordinate: 9921573 Site Description: Napo River Scientific name: Inia geoffrensis Common name: Amazonian dolphin Natural History: Diurnal, solitary sometimes found in pairs, feeds on fish General distribution: Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Distribution in Ecuador: Large Amazonian rivers such as the Napo and lagoons such as the […]

Fork-tailed Woodnymph

Common name: Fork-tailed Woodnymph Scientific name: Thalurania furcata Natural History: Rare, of medium sensitivity, nectarivorous, solitary. Site: Eden East coordinate: 377427 North Coordinate: 9950364 Site description: Natural forest with low levels of intervention, next to pastures and crops General distribution: From Argentina to Ecuador Distribution in Ecuador: Lower Amazon Conservation Status: LC CITES: II

Coprophagous beetle

Site: Eden East coordinate: 377379 North Coordinate: 9950341 Site Description: Secondary Forest Scientific name: Deltochilum amazonicum Common name: Dung or Coprophagous beetle Natural History: Nocturnal habits, these beetles roll balls of food, which are used primarily for oviposition and the nutritional development of the larvae. General distribution: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Distribution in Ecuador: […]

Copronecrophagous beetle

Site: Eden East coordinate: 377379 North Coordinate: 9950341 Site Description: Secondary Forest Scientific name: Canthon aequinoctialis Common name: Dung or Copronecrophagous beetle Natural History: Take advantage of the excrement and/or carrion of mammals and other vertebrates for feeding and reproduction. General distribution: Colombia, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama. Distribution in Ecuador: Orellana Province Conservation […]