Checklist of Endemic Vertebrate Genera
This list of vertebrate genera found exclusively in Laos is based on the taxonomy used in Wilson & Reeder (2005) for mammals, Dickinson (2003) for birds, the EMBL Reptile Database (2005) for reptiles, Frost (2004) for amphibians, and FishBase 2004 (2004) for fishes. For further details on the sources and possible inaccuracies in the list see Sources & Caveats.
Laocypris 1 spp. (Freshwater Fish Cyprinidae)
Troglocyclocheilus 1 spp. (Freshwater Fish Cyprinidae)
Additional vertebrate genera described too recently to be included in the sources listed above include the following:
Laonastes 1 spp.(Mammal Rodentia Diatomyidae) 2005
Saxatilomys 1 spp.(Mammal Rodentia Muridae) 2005