List of extinct animals of Asia

Mammals
Eurasian Aurochs, Bos primigenius primigenius (Unknown date, Middle East, Iran, Central Asia, south Siberia, China, Mongolia, Korea)
Indian Aurochs, Bos primigenius namadicus (9000 BC, Indian subcontinent)
Stegodon spp., most recent 2,150 BC
Woolly Mammoth, Mammuthus primigenius (around 1500 BC, Wrangel Island)
Syrian elephant, Elephas maximus asurus (100 BC, Middle East)
Chinese elephant, Elephas maximus rubridens (15th century BC, East China)
Northern Sumatran Rhinoceros, Dicerorhinus sumatrensis lasiotis (Bangladesh, India, survives maybe in Myanmar)
Hokkaidō Wolf, Canis lupus hattai (1889, North Japan)
Honshū Wolf, Canis lupus hodophilax (1905, South Japan)
Irish Elk, Megaloceros giganteus (8000 BC, Siberia & Japan)
Schomburgk's Deer, Cervus schomburgki (1938, Southeast Asia)
Bali Tiger, Panthera tigris balica (1937, Bali island, Indonesia)
Caspian Tiger, Panthera tigris virgata (1980s, European Russia, Transcaucasia, south Ukraine (possible), Turkey, northern Iran, Afghanistan, Russian and Chinese Turkistan, western Mongolia, south Siberia)
Java Tiger, Panthera tigris sondaica (1980s, Java island, Indonesia)
Panay Giant Fruit Bat, Acerodon lucifer (Philippines) – now generally included in the extant Giant Golden-crowned Flying Fox
Sturdee's Pipistrelle, Pipistrellus sturdeei (Japan)
Syrian Wild Ass, Equus hemionus hemippus (Iran, Iraq, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Syria)
Arabian Gazelle, Gazella arabica (possible Saudi Arabia)
Queen of Sheba's Gazelle, Gazella bilkis (Yemen)
Saudi Gazelle, Gazella saudiya (Saudi Arabia)
Steller's Sea Cow, Hydrodamalis gigas (1768, Russian Federation, United States)
Verhoeven's Giant Tree Rat, Papagomys theodorverhoeveni (Indonesia)
Flores Long-nosed Rat, Paulamys naso (Indonesia)
Dangs Giant Squirrel, Ratufa indica dealbata (India)
Flores Cave Rat, Spelaeomys florensis (Indonesia)
Formosan Clouded Leopard, Neofelis nebulosa brachyura (1983, Taiwan)
Cebu Warty Pig, Sus cebifrons cebifrons (Philippines)
Japanese Sea Lion, Zalophus japonicus (Japan, South Korea, North Korea)
Chinese River Dolphin (Baiji), Lipotes vexillifer (2006, Yangtze River, China)
Cyprus Dwarf Hippopotamus, Phanourios minutis (Cyprus)
Giant tapir, Megatapirus augustus (4000 BP, China)
[edit]Birds
Asiatic Ostrich, Struthio asiaticus (1000 BC, Central Asia),
Arabian Ostrich, Struthio camelus syriacus (1942, Middle East),
Double-banded Argus, Argusianus bipunctatus (Indonesia, Malaysia)
Bonin Grosbeak, Chaunoproctus ferreorostris (Japan)
Ryūkyū Wood Pigeon, Columba jouyi (Japan)
Bonin Wood Pigeon, Columba versicolor (Japan)
Spectacled Cormorant or Pallas's Cormorant, Phalacrocorax perspicillatus (Russian Federation)
Bonin Thrush, Zoothera terrestris (Japan)
Pink-headed Duck, Rhodonessa caryophyllacea (Bangladesh, India, Nepal, but possibly surviving in Myanmar)
Cyprus Dipper, Cinclus cinclus olympicus 1950 (Cyprus)
[edit]Reptiles
Japanese Gecko, Hemidactylus gomerinus (Japan)
Snake-faced Lizard, Attocetis lycaon (Indonesia), China)
Painted Lizard Gecko, Gymarnius temosus (1667, Taiwan)
Bali Crocodile, Crocodylus codin
Red-and-yellow Snake, Tricecatus domeli (1234, Cambodia)
[edit]Amphibians
Adenomus kandianus (Toad from Sri Lanka)
Nannophrys guentheri (Frog from Sri Lanka)
Philautus adspersus (Frog from Sri Lanka)
Philautus dimbullae (Frog from Sri Lanka)
Philautus eximius (Frog from Sri Lanka)
Philautus extirpo (Frog from Sri Lanka)
Philautus halyi (Frog from Sri Lanka)
Philautus hypomelas (Frog from Sri Lanka)
Philautus leucorhinus (Frog from Sri Lanka)
Philautus malcolmsmithi (Frog from Sri Lanka)
Philautus nanus (Frog from Sri Lanka)
Philautus nasutus (Frog from Sri Lanka)
Philautus oxyrhynchus (Frog from Bybys)
Philautus rugatus (Frog from Sri Lanka)
Philautus stellatus (Frog from Sri Lanka)
Philautus temporalis (Frog from Sri Lanka)
Philautus variabilis (Frog from Sri Lanka)
Philautus zal (Frog from Sri Lanka)
Philautus zimmeri (Frog from Sri Lanka)
Yunnan Lake Newt, Cynops wolterstorffi (China)
[edit]Fish
Acanthobrama hulensis (Lake Huleh, Israel)
Cyprinus yilongensis (Freshwater fish from China)
Platytropius siamensis (Freshwater fish from Thailand)
[edit]Mollusks
Gastrocopta chichijimana (Terrestrial snail from Japan)
Gastrocopta ogasawarana (Terrestrial snail from Japan)
Hirasea planulata (Terrestrial snail from Japan)
Lamellidea monodonta (Terrestrial snail from Japan)
Lamellidea nakadai (Terrestrial snail from Japan)
Littoraria flammea (Sea snail from China)
Trochoidea picardi (Terrestrial snail from Israel)
Vitrinula chaunax (Terrestrial snail from Japan)
Vitrinula chichijimana (Terrestrial snail from Japan)
Vitrinula hahajimana (Terrestrial snail from Japan)
Aldabra banded snail (Terrestrial snail from Indian Ocean)
Anuhya (Akshara)
Harsha.s (Kakinada)
[edit]Local extinctions



Asiatic Lioness (Panthera leo persica), born Helsinki Zoo (Finland) in October 1994, arrived Bristol Zoo (England) in January 1996.
[edit]Asiatic lion - Panthera leo persica
Armenia - 300
Azerbaijan - 10th century
Palestine - 12th century
India - 1810
Central India - 1860, last shot in
Syria - 1891
Turkey - late 19th century
Iraq - 1918
Saudi Arabia - 1923
Iran - 1942
[edit]Siberian tiger - Panthera tigris altaica
Mongolia - 1934
[edit]Asiatic Cheetah - Acinonyx jubatus venaticus
India - last three shot in 1947
Palestine - 1930s
[edit]South China Tiger - Panthera tigris amoyensis
Hong Kong - 1940s

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