endemism


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endemism

[′en·də‚miz·əm]
(medicine)
The state or quality of being endemic.
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This assumption is based on the premise that recently campo rupestre was considered one of the world's old climatically-buffered infertile landscapes with high levels of local endemism (Silveira et al., 2015).
While this sequence represents a relatively precise picture of the evolutionary pathways to endemism, it does not indicate why some genotypes evolve through all the steps and others do not.
Endemism of the southeast of Leon and east of Orense included in the CEACL, as well as in the LRFVE, in both cases under 'Vulnerable (VU)' category.
Area and Endemism. The Quarterly Review of Biology, 69, 451-471.
The Xingu center of endemism is considered the second most deforested of the Amazonian centers, having only 27.11% of its total area protected (Silva et al., 2005).
The geographic ranges of these microsatellite groups closely coincide with areas of endemism that have been documented across a variety of vertebrate taxa (Carnaval et al.
When the distributional data were analysed, it was seen that the majority of these species were shown regional endemism.
The herpetofauna communities within Malagasy dry forests show remarkable levels of local endemism and specifically narrow-range endemism.
However, the remarkable diversity and endemism of flora and fauna in the Philippines [19] are greatly susceptible to anthropogenic activities like logging and illegal timber trade [1] which directly affect the mammalian species that are dependent on forest habitats [20] and shall likely lead to their extinction [19].
Areas of endemism of the Patagonian steppe: An approach based on insect distributional patterns using endemicity analysis.
The Dinagat Islands have a high endemism rate for its flora and fauna; Some of which have been declared endangered, particularly those found in Mt.
Kerry O'Neill from Secret Compass, said, “Madagascar is referred to as 'the 8th continent' for the richness and endemism of its flora and fauna, yet much of this is threatened by encroaching deforestation.