Areas of exceptionally high avian spp richness ocurr where
in western amazon near the andes, in less than 50km2 of forest 480 bird spp recorded at Limoncocha, ecuador.
tropical forests are spatially heterogeneous and can only be understood through an appreciation of what factors
biogeographic, evolutionary and ecological
Neotropical forests have ___ total spp of birds bats, primates and amphibians than forests elswhere
how many endemic families of birds are in the neoptropics compared to the one in Africa and Asia
African forests have a large number and diversity of what
large terrestrial mammals incl. great apes
asian forests are notable for their variety of what animals
Wallace's line separates what?
the asian faunas from markedly different new guinean and australian faunas to the east, where placental mammals are represented by bats and rodents alone. primates are replaced by marsupials and rain forest bandicoots.