biogeographical region


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Fig. 66 Biogeographical region. The faunal regions of the world: 1a, Palaearctic; 1b, Nearctic; 2a, Ethiopian; 2b, Madagascan; 3, Oriental; 4, Neotropical; 5, Notogaea; 6,Wallacea.

biogeographical region

the regions of the earth's surface which contain distinctive groups of animals and plants that are normally prevented from moving out of those regions by various natural barriers.
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When environmental integrity is violated, the biogeographical region deteriorates, causing erosion, silting and wildlife depletion or extinction.
Etymology: The species epithet refers to the Choco Biogeographical Region, where the species is distributed in Colombia.
Expected results: Pond action plans for all the project areas; Construction and restoration of 301 ponds in the projects areas, restoration of wet meadows and construction of hibernation sites; Improved land management in the vicinity of pond complexes by extensive grazing (cattle, horses and sheep); Strengthened fire-bellied toad populations by artificial rearing; and Re-established several fire-bellied toad populations in the Atlantic biogeographical region by reintroduction.
Altitudinal Distribution of Vaccinieae in the Tropical Andes Biogeographical Region
With the purpose of contributing to the biodiversity and ecology of aquatic hemipterans associated with estuaries of the Pacific coast of Colombia and the Choco biogeographical region, six estuaries were studied from the municipality of Tumaco: El Bajito, El Morro, Villa del Sol, Agua clara, Chilvi, and Inguapi.
Hence the Commission decision, after consulting with its legal service, to adopt the EU list by biogeographical region.
Background: Around 2 200 wild vascular plant species occur in Hungary within the Pannonian biogeographical region a region rich in biodiversity and endemic species.
Objectives: The main objective of the project is to safeguard and to restore some SCIs of particular importance to the conservation of the priority habitat 1120 *Posidonia beds in the Tyrrhenian Sea of Mediterranean Biogeographical Region.
Background: This ambitious project covers all of the SCI/SPA areas of riparian and wetland habitats located in the Mediterranean Biogeographical Region of Castilla y LeEn.