Globally Threatened Biodiversity of the Eastern Arc Mountains and Coastal Forests of Kenya and Tanzania

  title={Globally Threatened Biodiversity of the Eastern Arc Mountains and Coastal Forests of Kenya and Tanzania},
  author={Roy E. Gereau and Neil Cumberlidge and Claudia Hemp and Axel Hochkirch and Trevor Jones and Mercy Nkinga Kariuki and Charles N. Lange and Simon P. Loader and Patrick Kinyatta Malonza and Michele Menegon and Paul Kariuki Ndang'ang'a and Francesco Rovero and Philip L. Shirk},
  journal={Journal of East African Natural History},
  pages={115 - 201}
ABSTRACT We present an account of the 909 globally threatened taxa (793 species, 74 subspecies, 42 varieties) of animals and plants in the Eastern Arc Mountains and Coastal Forests of Kenya and Tanzania and the sites in which they occur based upon a review of the 2015 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Results for animals are summarised by Class (Amphibia, Aves, Gastropoda, Insecta, Malacostraca, Mammalia, Reptilia) and presented for plants as a whole (Classes Bryopsida, Cycadopsida… 
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