Antigua and Barbuda
The Barbuda Warbler (Neotropical Birds) is unique to the island of Barbuda.
The Antiguan Racer (ARKive) is a critically threatened snake surviving only on Great Bird Island. The Antiguan Anole Anolis leachii from Antigua and Barbuda (flickr) has been introduced elsewhere, but the Redonda Anole Anolis nubilus is known only from Redonda (fig. 4 at BHL). The Antiguan Ground Lizard Ameiva griswoldi is found on both Antigua and Barbuda (ARKive). while the Redonda Ground Lizard Ameiva atrata (Applied Herpetology) and the Redonda Skink Copeoglossum redondae (Caribherp) are unique to Redonda. Also endemic are the Antiguan Dwarf Gecko Sphaerodactylus elegantulus (Caribherp), the Barbuda Bank Bush Anole Anolis wattsi (Caribherp), and the Barbuda Anole Anolis forresti (fig. 6 at Internet Archive).
is a recently extinct endemic snail (Femorale).
Arthropods known only from Antigua include an
ermine moth Atteva
intermedia (fig. 10 at SciELO
Brazil), a rove beetle Belonuchus
antiguae (p. 7 of Univ.
Nebraska pdf file), several other beetle
species (p. 9 of Univ.
Nebraska pdf file), a planthopper Catonia antiguana (FLOW),
the goblin spiders Oonops
a harvestman Stygnoplus
antiguanus (p. 38 of USP
pdf file), and a pseudoscorpion Neoallochernes
of the World).
Pectis ericifolia from Barbuda (Plants of the Eastern Caribbean) and Coccoloba boxii from Antigua (JSTOR) are endemic flowering plants.
Antigua and Barbuda are included in the Caribbean Islands biodiversity hotspot (CEPF)