endemism

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Synonyms for endemism

nativeness by virtue of originating or occurring naturally (as in a particular place)

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The cave areas were not highly stratified in terms of food resources but the endemic species had adapted and survived.
Such a database can help in finding endemic species and to precisely determine the rarity of species in any region, as was the case for C.
The most recent checklist for the Caribbean Islands was published by Acevedo-Rodriguez and Strong (2012) and this work identified 92 seed plant endemic species.
There are also endemic species of plants and animals that are unique to the region.
This naturalized species is readily distinguished from the endemic species by its usually glabrous blades (sometimes with a few scattered hairs) with crenate pinnae margins (entire margins in aquatic forms) (Jacona and Johnson, 2006), in contrast with the glabrous blades and slightly denticulate pinnae margins of M.
We identified geographic clades of closely related endemic species within Rhacophorus and Philautus, which result from local island radiations on Borneo.
Though dams help in provide clean energy, improve flood control and give access to drinking water, they are nevertheless posing a serious threat to endemic species in the world's highest mountain range, New Scientist reports.
Red sanders, which is an endemic species confined to the Seshachalam forests spread across Chittoor, Kadapa and parts of Nellore and Kurnool, has been the prime target of timber smugglers for the last few years.
We therefore recommend the implementation of new strictly protected areas, such as National Parks and Biological Reserves, including forest fragments containing populations of endangered, rare and endemic species, particularly those facing imminent extinctions.
Chidiya Tapu, with its 40 endemic species of birds, is only 25 km from Port Blair.
Traveling along a forest road in a four-wheel-drive vehicle with a tour guide, night tour participants have the chance to see nocturnal animals including scops owls and purple jay birds, endemic species on the island, sleeping in trees.
Yet, despite its unique tropical rainforests, its many rare and endemic species, its entwined Indigenous people and living cultural heritage, and its intact and biologically rich rivers, wetlands and savannah country, Cape York Peninsula is not on the international World Heritage list.
A living example of evolution in isolation, these islands have evolved an exquisitely unique assemblage of endemic species.
These areas, in which more than 1,300 endemic species of plants, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals and fish have been identified, cover some 40% of the area administered by SINAP and receive 60% of park visits.