Montane Refugia for Endemic and Red Listed Dragonflies in the Cape Floristic Region Biodiversity Hotspot

@article{Grant2005MontaneRF,
  title={Montane Refugia for Endemic and Red Listed Dragonflies in the Cape Floristic Region Biodiversity Hotspot},
  author={Paul Brian Charles Grant and Michael John Samways},
  journal={Biodiversity and Conservation},
  year={2005},
  volume={16},
  pages={787-806}
}
Abstract.One of the features of many endemic organisms is that they are highly spatially restricted, and habitat specialists. The Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve (KBR) is a major centre of plant endemism within a global hotspot, the Cape Floristic Region (CFR). Dragonflies in this botanical hotspot have a range of habitat specialization from narrow-range specialists to widespread generalists, with an unusually strong bias towards the specialists. A huge 53% of dragonfly individuals and 26% of taxa… CONTINUE READING

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