Among the vertebrates found nowhere else than Montserrat is the national bird, the Montserrat Oriole (Neotropical Birds), and an endemic subspecies of the Yellow-shouldered Bat Sturnira thomasi vulcanensis (BatHead).
reptiles include the Montserrat Galliwasp Diploglossus montisserrati
the Montserrat Anole Anolis
Database), the Montserrat Skink Mabuya montserratae
the Montserrat Ameiva Ameiva
and the Montserrat Blindsnake Typhlops
Montserrat Racer Alsophis
has recently been elevated to a full species (Zootaxa
The over 120 endemic invertebrates include two species of the net-winged beetle genus Thonalmus (p. 247 of Durrell 7 MB pdf file), a longhorned beetle Strangalia benitoespinali (Coleoptera Neotropical), a darkling beetle Nesocyrtosoma lacrima (BioOne), a hister beetle Aeletes lissosternus (BHL), a chafer Phyllophaga montserratensis (CalPhotos), an undescribed flanged bombardier beetle in the genus Eohomopterus (p. 65 of Durrell 7 MB pdf file), an undescribed forest cricket in the genus Amphiacusta (p. 141 of Durrell 4 MB pdf file), an undescribed eucharitid wasp in the genus Kapala (p. 148 of Durrell 4 MB pdf file), and the Montserrat Tarantula Cyrtopholis femoralis (CalPhotos).
The three endemic vascular plant species are the Montserrat Orchid Epidendrum montserratense (Kew), the Pribby Rondeletia buxifolia (Kew), and the possibly extinct Xylosma serratum (p. 4 of Kew pdf file).
Montserrat is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom and part of the Caribbean Islands biodiversity hotspot (CEPF). The Centre Hills region of the island (Durrell 7 MB pdf file) is especially rich in endemic species.