Aspects of the biogeography of South African butterflies.
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Published by University of Rhodesia in Salisbury .
Written in English


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Pagination100 p.
Number of Pages100
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Open LibraryOL14674638M

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The taxonomy, biogeography and conservation of the myrmecophilous Chrysoritis butterflies (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) in South Available via . Title. South-African butterflies ; a monograph of the extra-tropical species / Title Variants: Alternative: Trimen's South African butterflies By. Trimen, Roland, Trimen, Roland. Biogeography is the study of the distribution of species and ecosystems in geographic space and through geological sms and biological communities often vary in a regular fashion along geographic gradients of latitude, elevation, isolation and habitat area. Phytogeography is the branch of biogeography that studies the distribution of plants. Books shelved as biogeography: The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions by David Quammen, Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of.

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The butterfly species and subspecies occurring in the southern Cape region are listed. The threatened red data taxa are reviewed and the ecology, biology, threats and latest conservation status. 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 . Abstract. In H OLLOWAY () a new application of cluster analysis was described for the study of the geographical distribution of taxa. The method enabled the derivation of faunal centres by classifying genera numerically, both according to their geographical distribution and according to where their component species were concentrated. This method was exemplified by analysis of a sample of Cited by: SANBI Biodiversity Series 13 South African Red Data Book: butterflies by G.A. Henning1, R.F. Terblanche2 and J.B. Ball3 (Editors) 1 Lepidopterists’ Society of Africa 2 School of Environmental Sciences and Development, Private Bag X, North West University, Potchefstroom, 3 Department of Conservation Ecology and Entomology and Centre for Agricultural.