On the Identification of Areas of Endemism

  title={On the Identification of Areas of Endemism},
  author={Juan J. Morrone},
  journal={Systematic Biology},
  • J. Morrone
  • Published 1 September 1994
  • Environmental Science, Biology
  • Systematic Biology
Methodological developments in cladis? tic biogeography have mostly focused on converting taxon-area cladograms into area cladograms and on obtaining general area cladograms (Nelson and Platnick, 1981; Wiley, 1988; Page, 1990; Nelson and Ladiges, 1991). The problem of identifying areas of endemism, although fundamental for any cladistic biogeographic study, has been somewhat neglected. An area of endemism is an area of non? 

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