the Cocos (Keeling) Islands
a territory of Australia
and are part of the Christmas and Cocos Islands tropical forests
There is a single endemic subspecies of bird, the Cocos Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis andrewsi (environment.gov.au pdf file).
Marine fish include a puffer Tetraodon
known only from the type specimen described in 1842 and the recently
described Keeling Deepwater Cardinalfish Epigonus tuberculatus
and the Cocos Pygmygoby Trimma
Invertebrates unique to the islands include a tineid moth Opogona (or Conchyliospila) simoniella (Naturhistorhiska riksmuseet), a picture-winged fly Ortalis dispila (BHL), a xanthid crab Paraxanthias (or Lachnopodus) gibsonhilli (p. 15 of Raffles Museum 4 MB pdf file), the amphipod crustaceans Floresorchestia poorei (Museum Victoria pdf file) and Nuuanu stuckeyorum (Zootaxa pdf file), and a land snail Succinea keelingensis (p. 20 of Raffles Museum pdf file).