Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Download
Faster access than browser!
 

Endemism

Index Endemism

Endemism is the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location, such as an island, nation, country or other defined zone, or habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere. [1]

33 relations: Bermuda, Bermuda petrel, Cosmopolitan distribution, Ecology, Endangered species, Endemism in the Hawaiian Islands, Ethiopia, Ethiopian Highlands, Fynbos, Galápagos Islands, Glacier bear, Greek language, Habitat, Hydrangea hirta, Indigenous (ecology), Introduced species, Japan, Juniperus bermudiana, Jurisdiction, Lake Baikal, List of ecoregions with high endemism, Lists of extinct species, Logging, Neoendemism, New Latin, Orange-breasted sunbird, Paleoendemism, Polyploid, Reference.com, Slash-and-burn, Socotra, South Africa, Southeast Alaska.

Bermuda

Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory in the North Atlantic Ocean.

New!!: Endemism and Bermuda · See more »

Bermuda petrel

The Bermuda petrel (Pterodroma cahow) is a gadfly petrel.

New!!: Endemism and Bermuda petrel · See more »

Cosmopolitan distribution

In biogeography, a taxon is said to have a cosmopolitan distribution if its range extends across all or most of the world in appropriate habitats.

New!!: Endemism and Cosmopolitan distribution · See more »

Ecology

Ecology (from οἶκος, "house", or "environment"; -λογία, "study of") is the branch of biology which studies the interactions among organisms and their environment.

New!!: Endemism and Ecology · See more »

Endangered species

An endangered species is a species which has been categorized as very likely to become extinct.

New!!: Endemism and Endangered species · See more »

Endemism in the Hawaiian Islands

Located about 2300 miles (3680 km) from the nearest continental shore, the Hawaiian Islands are the most isolated group of islands on the planet.

New!!: Endemism and Endemism in the Hawaiian Islands · See more »

Ethiopia

Ethiopia (ኢትዮጵያ), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (የኢትዮጵያ ፌዴራላዊ ዲሞክራሲያዊ ሪፐብሊክ, yeʾĪtiyoṗṗya Fēdēralawī Dēmokirasīyawī Rīpebilīk), is a country located in the Horn of Africa.

New!!: Endemism and Ethiopia · See more »

Ethiopian Highlands

The Ethiopian Highlands is a rugged mass of mountains in Ethiopia, situated in the Horn region in Northeast Africa.

New!!: Endemism and Ethiopian Highlands · See more »

Fynbos

Fynbos (meaning fine-leaved plants) is a small belt of natural shrubland or heathland vegetation located in the Western Cape and Eastern Cape provinces of South Africa.

New!!: Endemism and Fynbos · See more »

Galápagos Islands

The Galápagos Islands (official name: Archipiélago de Colón, other Spanish name: Las Islas Galápagos), part of the Republic of Ecuador, are an archipelago of volcanic islands distributed on either side of the equator in the Pacific Ocean surrounding the centre of the Western Hemisphere, west of continental Ecuador.

New!!: Endemism and Galápagos Islands · See more »

Glacier bear

The glacier bear (Ursus americanus emmonsii), sometimes referred to as the blue bear, is a subspecies of American black bear with silver-blue or gray hair endemic to Southeast Alaska.

New!!: Endemism and Glacier bear · See more »

Greek language

Greek (Modern Greek: ελληνικά, elliniká, "Greek", ελληνική γλώσσα, ellinikí glóssa, "Greek language") is an independent branch of the Indo-European family of languages, native to Greece and other parts of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea.

New!!: Endemism and Greek language · See more »

Habitat

In ecology, a habitat is the type of natural environment in which a particular species of organism lives.

New!!: Endemism and Habitat · See more »

Hydrangea hirta

Hydrangea hirta that is commonly known as the "nettle-leaved hydrangea" is an endemic species that is native to Japan with ranges from its native country to East Asia.

New!!: Endemism and Hydrangea hirta · See more »

Indigenous (ecology)

In biogeography, a species is defined as indigenous to a given region or ecosystem if its presence in that region is the result of only natural process, with no human intervention.

New!!: Endemism and Indigenous (ecology) · See more »

Introduced species

An introduced species (alien species, exotic species, non-indigenous species, or non-native species) is a species living outside its native distributional range, which has arrived there by human activity, either deliberate or accidental.

New!!: Endemism and Introduced species · See more »

Japan

Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

New!!: Endemism and Japan · See more »

Juniperus bermudiana

Juniperus bermudiana is a species of juniper endemic to Bermuda.

New!!: Endemism and Juniperus bermudiana · See more »

Jurisdiction

Jurisdiction (from the Latin ius, iuris meaning "law" and dicere meaning "to speak") is the practical authority granted to a legal body to administer justice within a defined field of responsibility, e.g., Michigan tax law.

New!!: Endemism and Jurisdiction · See more »

Lake Baikal

Lake Baikal (p; Байгал нуур, Baigal nuur; Байгал нуур, Baigal nuur, etymologically meaning, in Mongolian, "the Nature Lake") is a rift lake in Russia, located in southern Siberia, between Irkutsk Oblast to the northwest and the Buryat Republic to the southeast.

New!!: Endemism and Lake Baikal · See more »

List of ecoregions with high endemism

This list is for ecoregions with high endemism.

New!!: Endemism and List of ecoregions with high endemism · See more »

Lists of extinct species

This page features lists of extinct species, organisms that have become extinct, either in the wild life or completely disappeared from Earth.

New!!: Endemism and Lists of extinct species · See more »

Logging

Logging is the cutting, skidding, on-site processing, and loading of trees or logs onto trucks or skeleton cars.

New!!: Endemism and Logging · See more »

Neoendemism

Neoendemism is one of two sub-categories of endemism, the ecological state of a species being unique to a defined geographic location.

New!!: Endemism and Neoendemism · See more »

New Latin

New Latin (also called Neo-Latin or Modern Latin) was a revival in the use of Latin in original, scholarly, and scientific works between c. 1375 and c. 1900.

New!!: Endemism and New Latin · See more »

Orange-breasted sunbird

The orange-breasted sunbird (Anthobaphes violacea) is the only member of the bird genus Anthobaphes; however, it is sometimes placed in the genus Nectarinia.

New!!: Endemism and Orange-breasted sunbird · See more »

Paleoendemism

Paleoendemism along with neoendemism is one of two sub-categories of endemism.

New!!: Endemism and Paleoendemism · See more »

Polyploid

Polyploid cells and organisms are those containing more than two paired (homologous) sets of chromosomes.

New!!: Endemism and Polyploid · See more »

Reference.com

Reference.com is an online encyclopedia, thesaurus, and dictionary.

New!!: Endemism and Reference.com · See more »

Slash-and-burn

Slash-and-burn agriculture, or fire–fallow cultivation, is a farming method that involves the cutting and burning of plants in a forest or woodland to create a field called a swidden.

New!!: Endemism and Slash-and-burn · See more »

Socotra

Socotra سُقُطْرَى Suqadara, also called Soqotra, located between the Guardafui Channel and the Arabian Sea, is the largest of four islands of the Socotra archipelago.

New!!: Endemism and Socotra · See more »

South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

New!!: Endemism and South Africa · See more »

Southeast Alaska

Southeast Alaska, sometimes referred to as the Alaska Panhandle, is the southeastern portion of the U.S. state of Alaska, bordered to the east by the northern half of the Canadian province of British Columbia.

New!!: Endemism and Southeast Alaska · See more »

Redirects here:

Bird endemism, Endemic, Endemic (biology), Endemic (ecology), Endemic fauna, Endemic regions, Endemic species, Endemics, Endemid (ecology), Endemism (ecology), Endemism in Birds, Endemism in birds, Endemite, Island endemic, Microendemic, Precinctivity.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endemism

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »