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Global Advances in Biogeography

Edited by Lawrence Stevens

Museum Of Northern Arizona, United States of America

Global Advances in Biogeography brings together the work of more than 30 scientific authorities on biogeography from around the world. The book focuses on spatial and temporal variation of biological assemblages in relation to landscape complexity and environmental change. Global Advances embraces four themes: biogeographic theory and tests of concepts, the regional biogeography of individual taxa, the biogeography of complex landscapes, and the deep-time evolutionary biogeography of macrotaxa. In addition, the book provides a trove of new information about unusual landscapes, the natural history of a wide array of poorly known plant and animal species, and global conservation issues. This book is well illustrated with numerous maps, graphics, and photographs, and contains much new basic biogeographical information that is not available elsewhere. It will serve as an invaluable reference for professionals and members of the public interested in global biogeography, evolution, taxonomy, and conservation.

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Global Advances in BiogeographyEdited by Lawrence Stevens

Published: March 30th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1940

ISBN: 978-953-51-0454-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4311-6

Copyright year: 2012

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40196 Total Chapter Downloads

18 Crossref Citations

68 Web of Science Citations

57 Dimensions Citations


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1. Influences of Island Characteristics on Plant Community Structure of Farasan Archipelago, Saudi Arabia: Island Biogeography and Nested Pattern

By Khalid Al Mutairi, Mashhor Mansor, Magdy El-Bana, Saud L. Al-Rowaily and Asyraf Mansor


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2. Biogeographic Hierarchical Levels and Parasite Speciation

By Hugo H. Mejía-Madrid


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3. Passive Long-Distance Migration of Apterous Dryinid Wasps Parasitizing Rice Planthoppers

By Toshiharu Mita, Yukiko Matsumoto, Sachiyo Sanada-Morimura and Masaya Matsumura


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4. Phylogenetic Systematics and Biogeography: Using Cladograms in Historical Biogeography Methods

By Raúl Contreras-Medina and Isolda Luna-Vega


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5. Biogeographic Insights in Central American Cycad Biology

By Alberto S. Taylor B., Jody L. Haynes, Dennis W. Stevenson, Gregory Holzman and Jorge Mendieta


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6. Establishment of Biogeographic Areas by Distributing Endemic Flora and Habitats (Dominican Republic, Haiti R.)

By Eusebio Cano Carmona and Ana Cano Ortiz


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7. Biogeography of Intertidal Barnacles in Different Marine Ecosystems of Taiwan - Potential Indicators of Climate Change?

By Benny K.K. Chan and Pei-Fen Lee


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8. Biogeography of Chilean Herpetofauna: Biodiversity Hotspot and Extinction Risk

By Marcela A. Vidal and Helen Díaz-Páez


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9. Contributions of Cladistic Biogeography to the Mexican Transition Zone

By Isolda Luna-Vega and Raúl Contreras-Medina


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10. The Biogeographic Significance of a Large, Deep Canyon: Grand Canyon of the Colorado River, Southwestern USA

By Lawrence E. Stevens


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11. Aquatic Crustaceans in the Driest Desert on Earth: Reports from the Loa River, Atacama Desert, Antofagasta Region, Chile

By Patricio De los Ríos-Escalante and Alfonso Mardones Lazcano


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12. Rare and Endemic Species in Conacu-Negresti Valley, Dobrogea, Romania

By Monica Axini


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13. Biogeography of Flowering Plants: A Case Study in Mignonettes (Resedaceae) and Sedges (Carex, Cyperaceae)

By Santiago Martín-Bravo and Marcial Escudero


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14. Biogeography of Dragonflies and Damselflies: Highly Mobile Predators

By Melissa Sánchez-Herrera and Jessica L. Ware


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15. Aspects of the Biogeography of North American Psocoptera (Insecta)

By Edward L. Mockford


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16. Composition and Distribution Patterns of Species at a Global Biogeographic Region Scale: Biogeography of Aphodiini Dung Beetles (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae) Based on Species Geographic and Taxonomic Data

By Francisco José Cabrero-Sañudo


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