TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ENDEMISM»
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ENDEMISM»
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in Vascular Plants
Authors found large genetic variations that could no longer be interpreted as
simple intraspecific genetic variations. In the light of modern genetic analyses it
becomes clear that evaluating endemism is also a matter of the underlying
Practical Conservation Biology
2.4 Endemism A species or other taxon is regarded as endemic to an area if it
occurs uniquely in that area. To consider a taxon as endemic without specifying a
geographic range is meaningless. Because the ranges of taxa change over time,
David Lindenmayer, Mark A. Burgman, 2005
Plant and Animal Endemism
ESTIMATING PLANT ENDEMISM Raven and Axelrod's (1978) figures for
Californian endemism are comprehensive and remain widely cited. For the state,
they enumerated 1,517 endemics (30%) out of 5,046 total species and 26 (3%) ...
Susan Patricia Harrison, 2013
Conservation Biology: Foundations, Concepts, Applications
Pearson correlation coefficients of terrestrial vertebrate diversity measures. For
richness and endemism, values reflect the correlation of that variable in the given
class with a counterpart index of richness or endemism in the three other classes.
of subterranean Diacyclops in Korea and Japan, with ...
This work explores for the first time comprehensively the diversity and endemism of subterranean copepod crustaceans from the genus Diacyclops in the Far East.
Tomislav Karanovic, Mark J. Grygier, Wonchoel Lee, 2013
Terrestrial Ecoregions of North America: A Conservation ...
Endemism We collected endemism data in the same manner and from the same
sources as richness data. As with richness, there is a wide disparity of endemism
levels in ecoregions both within and among taxa. The values for native vascular ...
Conserving Biological Diversity: A Strategy for Protected ...
Species Diversity and Endemism Estimates of the number of species and
endemic species for Asian and South Pacific countries are shown in Figure 1.
China and Indonesia are the most biologically diverse. Along with India and
Comparative Biogeography: Discovering and Classifying ...
BUILDING. BLOCKS. OF. BIOGEOGRAPHY. Endemic Areas and Areas of
Endemism Endemism Definition of an Endemic Area Definition of an Area of
Endemism Taxonomic Units and Taxa Taxonomic Areas and Biota Discovering
Lynne R. Parenti, Malte C. Ebach, 2009
Plant Diversity and Complexity Patterns: Local, Regional and ...
the endemism of the flora of Somalia at 20%, thus substantially more than our
figure, which is for a somewhat larger area. The explanation for this could be that
in the central portions of Kenya and Tanzania the elements of this flora are found
Ib Friis, Henrik Balslev, Kongelige Danske videnskabernes selskab, 2005
Historical Biogeography: An Introduction
that allow the researcher to establish which scheme returns the best estimate of
the areas of endemism for the set of species included in the analysis. These
optimality criteria consider the number of species included in the areas of
Jorge CRISCI, Liliana Katinas, Paula Posadas, 2009
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ENDEMISM»
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Critical eye cast on species re-introduction
... responsibility do we have to the rest of the world to retain the myriad species that come with our comparatively enormous rate of endemism? «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
Day 186: Mount Cameroon
... and, even better, it's an area of high endemism. Two species of birds, the Mount Cameroon Francolin and the Cameroon Speirops, live only ... «Audubon Magazine Blog, Jul 15»
Jamaican Site on UNESCO''s World Heritage List
The region is also one of the most important areas of plant biodiversity in the Antilles, with a high rate of endemism of their species, particularly lichens, mosses ... «Prensa Latina, Jul 15»
Origin and evolution of Petrocosmea (Gesneriaceae) inferred from …
... shifts are correlated with rapid lineage diversification in the flora of southern Africa that has exceptional species richness and endemism . «BMC Blogs Network, Jul 15»
Little About Bale Mountains National Park
The Bale Mountains are a land of endemism and a critically important area for a number of threatened Ethiopian endemics. Bale Mountains ... «AllAfrica.com, Jun 15»
The Causes Big and Small of the Sixth Mass Extinction
... more jungle must be burned, making it highly unsustainable—and in places that have some of the highest rates of biodiversity and endemism ... «Voices, Jun 15»
Fast, Cheap Calories May Make City Birds Fat and Sick
Its phenomenal biodiversity, entirely comparable in richness and endemism to Borneo or Brazil, is increasingly crowded out by a diverse, ... «AllAfrica.com, Jun 15»
Patagonia Azul in Chubut becomes Biosphere reserve; holds 40 …
The high rate of endemism among the wildlife has led Conservation International to designate the eco-region an Endemic Bird Area (EBA). «MercoPress, Jun 15»
Seven new miniaturized frog species found in the Brazilian Atlantic …
Such high levels of endemism is caused by their adaptation to a specific kind of habitat - the cloud forests - which simultaneously prevents them ... «Phys.Org, Jun 15»
New bird uncovered in South American conflict region, researchers …
The mountain range of Serraniá de Perijá is known for its high endemism, or characteristic of possessing many species that are found nowhere ... «Mongabay.com, May 15»