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Some animals and plants endemic to the islands
 
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Some St Helena endemic animals


Nesopupa turtoni

Xeropigo tridentiger




Fossil skull of extinct
St Helena Petrel
Pterodroma rupinarum



Remains of Labidura herculeana


Blushing Snail
Succinea sanctaehelenae

Endemic Bush Cricket
Phaneracra bartletti



Wirebird
Charadrius sanctaehelenae




Some St Helena endemic plants

Redwood (St Helena Redwood)
Trochetiopis erythroxylon

Babies' Toes
Hydrodea cryptantha


Black Cabbage
Melanodendron integrifolium

 


False Gumwood
Commidendrum spurium

 


Boneseed
Osteospermum-sanctaehelenae


Bastard Gumwood
Commidendrum rotundifolium

     
Some Ascension endemic animals
     



Ascension Frigatebird
Fregata aquila


Endemic shrimp
Procaris ascensionis



Giant pseudoscorpion
Garypus titanius


Some Ascension endemic plants
     


Ascension Spurge
Euphorbia origanoides