How To Use Endemism In A Sentence

  • The seasonal deciduous forest is a well-known center of endemism for birds, harboring two very specialized species of antbirds (slender antbird Rhophornis ardesiaca and narrow-billed antbird Formicivora iheringi). Bahia interior forests
  • The bryophyte flora is very rich in contrast to the vascular flora, with about 450 species and an endemism rate of 5%. Azores temperate mixed forests
  • Although not exceptional in terms of endemism and diversity, this ecoregion harbors several of India's large, threatened vertebrates such as the tiger (Panthera tigris), wild buffalo (Bubalus arnee), wild dog (Cuon alpinus), sloth bear (Melursus ursinus), chousingha (Tetracerus quadricornis), gaur (Bos gaurus), blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra), and chinkara (Gazella bennettii). Central Deccan Plateau dry deciduous forests
  • Two important subcenters of endemism are also recognized: the Kwale-Usambara subcenter of endemism on the Kenya-Tanzania border, and the Lindi subcenter of endemism in southern Tanzania. Biological diversity in the coastal forests of Eastern Africa
  • Overall, endemism is quite high in this hotspot because of extensive speciation among several groups of plants, most notably the epiphytes, suggesting that the region was the location of plant refugia during Pleistocene glaciations. Biological diversity in Tumbes-Chocó-Magdalena
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  • The Chocó-Darién moist forests ecoregion is considered one of the most species rich lowland areas in the world, with exceptional abundance and endemism over a broad range of taxons that include plants, birds, amphibians, and butterflies. Panamá
  • This can lead to inflated estimates both of apparent local stratigraphic resolution and the degree of faunal endemism.
  • This westernmost line was meant to distinguish the Napo ecoregion, to the west, from these interfluvial ecoregions as an area of Pleistocene refugia and butterfly endemism (see Napo moist forest description). Solimões-Japurá moist forest
  • The existence of plant and animal endemisms, particularly in biomes in the middle and high mountains were basic indicators for recognizing the singular nature of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta and establishing the status as of Biosphere Reserve in this biogeographic unit. Santa Marta páramo
  • An exception is some of the special types of formation (mogotes, coastal microphyllous evergreen forest, subhumid forests, cuabales) that have a higher percentage of endemisms and more distinctive flora. Cuban dry forests
  • Extremely rich in both species richness and endemism, this region serves as an important migration point for many avifauna species. Magdalena-Urabá moist forests
  • The vegetation, isolated for millennia on infertile soils, is characterized by endemism and carnivory, eg: Heliamphora spp., Canaima National Park, Venezuela
  • Within this ecoregion, the Weyland Range (with nine endemic species) and the Hagen-Sepik-Wahgi Divide (with five endemic species) are both centers of butterfly endemism on the island of New Guinea. Central Range montane rain forests
  • The principal aspect in the analysis of vascular flora is the high degree of endemism. San Félix-San Ambrosio Islands temperate forests
  • Of 3,003 species of flowering plants recorded from Jamaica, 830 (28%) are endemic; of 579 fern species 82 (14%) are endemic; and within the Bromeliaceae and Orchidaceae, both of which are richly represented on Jamaica, endemism is 31%. Jamaican dry forests
  • Neither exceptionally species-rich nor high in endemism, the ecoregion nevertheless harbors viable populations of chinkara (Gazella bennettii), chousingha (Tetracerus quadricornis), and blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra) Northwestern thorn scrub forests
  • Even if the Spanish clade may result from a gradual expansion of the species from eastern France to Spain, both Spanish and Italian populations may represent long-term isolates, explaining their relatively high level of endemism PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles
  • Given this remarkable floristic endemism, New Caledonia is often considered a distinct floristic subkingdom. Biological diversity in New Caledonia
  • This ecoregion is a center of avian endemism of the Neotropics. Chocó-Darién moist forests
  • With respect to fauna, the most notable avian endemisms are those relating to the red siskin (Carduelis cucullata), a small bird with bright red and black plumage that is considered one of the most threatened species in Venezuela. Paraguana xeric scrub
  • The sandstone massif of western Arnhem Land harbors a highly endemic biota, with endemism seen across many animal and plant groups. Arnhem Land tropical savanna
  • Endemism is particularly high in 33 angiosperm and six gymnosperm, and fern families, most of which are ancient or primitive with restricted relict distributions. Queensland tropical rain forests
  • The ecoregional steppe flora has a significant rate of endemism (126 endemic plants from the 302 strict steppe species), mainly reflecting halophyte taxa (Vella pseudocytisus, Boleum asperum, Gypsophila struthium, G. hispanica, Sideritis linearifolia). Iberian sclerophyllous and semi-deciduous forests
  • Altitudinal change in upland endemism, species turnover, and diversity on Isla Santa Cruz, the Galápagos Islands. Galápagos National Park & Galápagos Marine Resources Reserve, Ecuador
  • Mamirauá: Because of flooding, much of the wildlife, except for the ichthyofauna, is higher in endemism than diversity, especially in the campinaranas. Central Amazonian Conservation Complex, Brazil
  • So the ratite lineage combines aspects of both endemism and relictualism—endemism at the level of species, relictualism at the level of the group. The Song of The Dodo

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