Country-based patterns of total species richness, endemicity, and threatened species richness in African rodents and insectivores

@article{Amori2011CountrybasedPO,
  title={Country-based patterns of total species richness, endemicity, and threatened species richness in African rodents and insectivores},
  author={Giovanni Amori and Federica Chiozza and Carlo Rondinini and Luca Luiselli},
  journal={Biodiversity and Conservation},
  year={2011},
  volume={20},
  pages={1225-1237}
}
Country-based patterns of total species richness, endemicity, and threatened species richness in African rodents and insectivores are studied in this paper. We found several patterns which were similar between insectivores and rodents. Indeed, in both groups we observed: (i) a significantly uneven distribution of species richness across countries and geographic regions with highest species richness peaks being in Middle Africa and lowest peaks in Northern Africa, (ii) species richness… Expand

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