Number of Endemic Species by Terrestrial Ecoregion

Nov 14, 2011 (Last modified Jan 13, 2016)
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Number of endemic vertebrate species, by terrestrial ecoregion.

The number of terrestrial endemic species refers to the number of endemic mammals, birds, and reptiles in each terrestrial ecoregion. We compiled data on these endemic species by querying the WWF WildFinder database for their occurrences by ecoregion. The WWF WildFinder database is a spatially explicit online database of vertebrate species occurrences by ecoregion.

These data were displayed in a map published in The Atlas of Global Conservation (Hoekstra et al., University of California Press, 2010). More information at http://nature.org/atlas.
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World Wildlife Fund Wildfinder 2006
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Terrestrial Endemic Species Richness by ecoregion: World Wildlife Fund (WWF). 2006. WildFinder: Database of species distributions, ver. Jan-06. Available at www.gis.wwf.org/WildFinder. Digital media.

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Conservation Science Program - World Wildlife Fund
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  • Wesley Wettengel
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Creative Commons LicenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 License.
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