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1 December 2003 USING PARSIMONY ANALYSIS OF ENDEMICITY TO ANALYZE THE DISTRIBUTION OF MEXICAN LAND MAMMALS
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Patterns of endemism of terrestrial mammals inhabiting México are analyzed by applying Parsimony Analysis of Endemicity (PAE) to 47 ecoregions. The ecoregions were classified in 2 main groups: ecoregions of the Baja California Peninsula and ecoregions of the rest of the country. We found 27 ecoregions with characteristic taxa, and 5 areas of endemism: Northern High Plateau, Baja California, Chiapas, Isthmus, and Yucatán Peninsula. Groups of ecoregions are basically congruent with other regionalization schemes previously proposed for the country.
Tania Escalante, David Espinosa and Juan J. Morrone "USING PARSIMONY ANALYSIS OF ENDEMICITY TO ANALYZE THE DISTRIBUTION OF MEXICAN LAND MAMMALS," The Southwestern Naturalist 48(4), (1 December 2003). https://doi.org/10.1894/0038-4909(2003)048<0563:UPAOET>2.0.CO;2
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