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A checklist of the mammals (Mammalia) from Durango, western Mexico

Diego F. García-Mendoza; Celia López-González;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2013
  • Publisher: Pensoft Publishers
Abstract
<jats:p>An updated list of the mammals of Durango state, Mexico was built from literature records and Museum specimens. A total of 139 species have been recorded, representing 28.3 % of the Mexican terrestrial mammals, and 25.1 % species more compared to the previous account. Two species have been extirpated from the state, 23 are endemic to Mexico. Four major ecoregions have been previously defined for the state, Arid, Valleys, Sierra, and Quebradas. Species richness is highest at the Quebradas, a tropical ecorregion, whereas the aridlands are the least species-rich. The Sierra has the highest number of endemic species (11) followed by Quebradas (7), Valleys an...
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free text keywords: Fishery, Species richness, Endemism, Ecology, Arid, Biodiversity, Checklist, Biology
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publication . Article . 2013

A checklist of the mammals (Mammalia) from Durango, western Mexico

Diego F. García-Mendoza; Celia López-González;