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Biogeographical Analysis of the Chihuahuan Desert Through Its Herpetofauna (Biogeographica)

by D.J. Morafka

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Applied ecology,
  • Birds & Birdwatching - General,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Science / Ecology,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books,
  • Nature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9108303M
    ISBN 109061932106
    ISBN 109789061932109

    A hypothesis of historical area relationships for Mexico, Central, and South America was investigated by a cladistic biogographic analysis using 10 taxon cladograms of the herpetofauna .   The Chihuahuan Desert is the largest and most diverse in North America, with remarkable variation in climate conditions (Shreve, ; Axelrod, ; Morafka, ; Schmidt, ).The northern areas of this desert are characterized by elevated temperature and by a winter dry season, while in the southern areas, particularly the Mezquital Valley, aridity is less .

    Herpetology: An Introductory Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles - Ebook written by Laurie J. Vitt, George R. Zug. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Herpetology: An Introductory Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles.   Late Pleistocene piiion pines in the Chihuahuan Desert. Quaternary Resea Lindroth, C. H. (). The Ground Beetles of Canada and Alaska, Part 5. Opuscula Entomologica Supplement Morafka, D. J. (). "A Biogeographical Analysis of the Chihuahuan Desert through its Herpetofauna." W. Junk, the Hague, Netherlands.

    A biogeographic analysis of Parabrochymena and Brochymena Amyot and Audinet-Serville is also presented. L’auteure révise le genre Parabrochymena. Evolution of desert vegetation in western North America. A Biogeographic Analysis of the Chihuahuan Desert through its Herpetofauna. W. Junk Publishing, The Hague. Volume IX. A Biogeographical Analysis of the Chihuahuan Desert through its Herpetofauna" by David J. Morafka, Junk. Quarterly Review of Biology


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Biogeographical Analysis of the Chihuahuan Desert Through Its Herpetofauna (Biogeographica) by D.J. Morafka Download PDF EPUB FB2

: A Biogeographical Analysis of the Chihuahuan Desert through its Herpetofauna (Volume 9) (): D.J. Morafka: Books. The Mexican Plateau, in its magnificent dimensions and material wealth, stood among the first and perhaps most alluring discoveries of European explorers.

Bur­ ied deeper in the verbal histories of a now vanquished people, the American Indians, must be the primordial human awareness of the inverted. A Biogeographical Analysis of the Chihuahuan Desert through its Herpetofauna Brand: Springer Netherlands. The biologist found the plateau to be a region of tremendous richness and diversity.

But he also has been inhibited both physically and intellectually by its high mountain and vast desert graphica: A Biogeographical Analysis of the Chihuahuan Desert Through Its Herpetofauna (Paperback)Brand: D J Morafka. Ironically, the same size and diversity that give the plateau its value, also make it an immense barrier.

Its broad desert and three to five thousand meter high crests constitute severe obstacles in the path of North American man. What has just been said of mankind in general, can be applied to the biologist in particular. Biogeographical analysis of the Chihuahuan desert through its herpetofauna.

The Hague: Junk, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: David J Morafka. A Biogeographical Analysis of the Chihuahuan Desert through its Herpetofauna. [David J Morafka] -- The Mexican Plateau, in its magnificent dimensions and material wealth, stood among the first and perhaps most alluring discoveries of European explorers.

BurƯ ied deeper in the verbal histories of a. A Biogeographical Analysis Of The Chihuahuan Desert Through Its Herpetofauna. - Page By. OAI identifier: oai::pcoll18/ Provided by: USC Digital Library. Download PDF. Morafka D.J.

() A Historical Biogeography of the Chihuahuan Herpetofauna. In: A Biogeographical Analysis of the Chihuahuan Desert through its Herpetofauna. Biogeographica, vol 9. For example, the 57 species of the Chihuahuan Desert Scrub Association constitute the participant herpetofauna of the Chihuahuan Desert.

The importance of making this distinction is illustrated by the fact that only one-third of the geographically present species contribute to the herpetofauna participating in the dominant ecosystem which occupies over 90% of the surface area of the geographical desert.

gate through preferential and facultative to nonriparian) and desertness. In addition to the nondesert species (N=36) present, there are two evolutionary kinds of desert species in the herpetofauna: true desert species (N–20), and desert-included species (N=87); the former are obligate specialists, the latter are facultative gener-alists.

Morafka D.J. () The Ecological Affinities of the Chihuahuan Herpetofauna. In: A Biogeographical Analysis of the Chihuahuan Desert through its Herpetofauna.

Biogeographica, vol 9. The Chihuahuan Desert, set in an immerse arid plateau in the core of southern North America, is the largest desert on that continent. The grandeur of its dimensions can be appreciated by comparisons with the better known western deserts of the United States.

A Biogeographical Analysis of the Chihuahuan Desert through Its Herpetofauna by David J. Morafka (pp. ) Review by: David B. Wake DOI: / Morafka DJ () A biogeographical analysis of the Chihuahuan Desert through its herpetofauna.

Biogeographica – Morafka DJ () An interdisciplinary de nition of North America’s. A Biogeographical Analysis of the Chihuahuan Desert through its Herpetofauna Author: Morafka Publisher: Morafka © ISBN: ; A Biologic Approach to Environmental Assessment and Epidemiology Author: Smith Publisher: Smith © ISBN: A Biogeographical Analysis of the Chihuahuan Desert through Its Herpetofauna by David J.

Morafka (pp. ) Review by: Robert G. Webb DOI: /   A Biogeographical Analysis of the Chihuahuan Desert through Its Herpetofauna, Junk, The Hague (). Morafka, D. () A biogeographical analysis of the Chihuahuan Desert through its herpetofauna. Biogeographica, 9, 1 – Pinkava, D. () Vegetation and flora of the Bolsón of Cuatro Ciénegas region, Coahuila, Mexico: summary, endemism and.

L.L. GrismerThe origin and evolution of the Peninsular herpetofauna of Baja California, Mexico. Herpetol. Nat. Hist., 2 (), pp. A Biogeographical Analysis of the Chihuahuan Desert through Its Herpetofauna, Junk, The Hague () D.J.

HafnerSpecies as units of analysis in ecology and biogeography: Time to take the blinders off. The Chihuahuan desert is the second largest in North America and its northern, or United States, portion occupies southeastern Arizona, southern New Mexico, and Texas west of the Pecos River.

Hot, dry, and windy, the desert is home to a unique community of plants that have adapted to its harsh s:. PDF | On Apr 1,José Manuel Ocampo Salinas and others published Endemism of lizards in the Chihuahuan Desert province: An approach based on endemicity analysis | .A Biogeographical Analysis of the Chihuahuan Desert through its Herpetofauna The Affinities of the Chihuahuan Desert Herpetofauna with those of Adjacent Non-Desert Provinces.- A Historical.

Phylogenetic analysis of the mtDNA sequences reveals a polyphyletic K. flavescens with three distinct clades: (1) K.

flavescens of the Central Plains, including isolated populations of Illinois and Iowa, (2) K. arizonense in the Sonoran Desert of Arizona and Mexico, and (3) K. durangoense in the Chihuahuan Desert of Durango, Coahuila, and.