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Main Title Biological diversity of Mexico : origins and distribution /
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Ramamoorthy, T. P.
Publisher Oxford University Press,
Year Published 1993
OCLC Number 23692840
ISBN 019506674X; 9780195066746
Subjects Biodiversity--Mexico--Congresses. ; Biogeography--Mexico--Congresses. ; Biodiversiteit. ; Artenreichtum.--(DE-588)4131912-6 ; Mexiko.--(DE-588)4039058-5 ; Kongress. ; Biological diversity--Mexico--Congresses
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ESBM  QH107.B55 1993 NHEERL/WED Library/Corvallis,OR 08/06/1993
Collation xxxix, 812 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
"Most of the chapters in this book were originally presented at the Symposium on the Biological Diversity of Mexico organized and partly funded by the Instituto de Biología (IBUNAM), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM, the National Autonomous University of Mexico) in 1988"--Page [vii]. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Notes
Geology of Mexico: a synopsis / Ismael Ferrusquia-Villafranca -- Historical factors and biological diversity in Mexico / Alan Graham -- Diversity and origins of the phanerogamic flora of Mexico / Jerzy Rzedowski -- Conservation-oriented analysis of Mexican butterflies: papilionidae (lepidoptera, papilionoidea) / Jorge LLorente-Bousquets, Armando Luis-Martinez -- The native bees of Mexico / Ricardo Ayala, Terry L. Griswold, Stephen H. Bullock -- Notes on Mexican Ichthyofauna / Hector Espinosa-Perez, Patricia Fuentes-Mata, Ma. Teresa Gaspar-Dillanes, Virgilio Arenas -- Herpetofauna of Mexico: distribution and endemism / Oscar Flores-Villela -- A geographic, ecological, and historical analysis of land bird diversity in Mexico / Patricia Escalante Pliego, Adolfo G. Navarro Siguenza, A. Townsend Peterson -- Ecological diversity in scrub jays (aphelocoma coerulescens) / A. Townsend Peterson, Noe Vargas-Barajas -- Patterns of mammalian diversity in Mexico / John E. Fa, Luis M. Morales. Diversity in the Mexican bryoflora / Claudio Delgadillo M. -- Mexican pteridophytes: distribution and endemism / Ramon Riba -- Genus Pinus: a Mexican purview / Brian T. Styles -- The Commelinaceae of Mexico / David R. Hunt -- Chorology of Mexican grasses / Jesus Valdes Reyna, Ismael Cabral Cordero -- The genus Quercus in Mexico / Kevin C. Nixon -- Mexican Leguminosae: phytogeography, endemism, and origins / Mario Sousa S., Alfonso Delgado S. -- Mexican Lamiaceae: diversity, distribution, endemism, and evolution / T.P. Ramamoorthy, Marguerite Elliott -- Mexican Acanthaceae: diversity and distribution / Thomas F. Daniel -- Biogeography, diversity, and endangered or threatened status of Mexican Asteraceae / Billie L. Turner, Guy L. Nesom -- Diversity of Mexican aquatic vascular plant flora / Antonio Lot, Alejandro Novelo, Pedro Ramirez-Garcia -- Composition, floristic affinities, and origins of the canopy tree flora of the Mexican Atlantic slope rain forests / Tom Wendt -- Phytogeography and history of the alpine-subalpine flora of northeastern Mexico / J. Andrew McDonald -- The role of humans in the diversification of plants in Mexico / Robert Bye -- Aspects of plant domestication in Mexico: a personal view / Efraim Hernandez Xolocotzi -- The biodiversity scenario of Mexico: a review of terrestrial habitats / Victor Manuel Toledo, Ma. de jesus Ordonez.