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reas of endemism in the Afrotropical region based on the geographical distribution of Tipulomorpha (Insecta: Diptera

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Author(s):
Santos, Daubian [1] ; Ribeiro, Guilherme Cunha [1]
Total Authors: 2
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Fed ABC, Ctr Ciencias Nat & Humanas, Rua Santa Adelia 166, BR-09210170 Santo Andre, SP - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 1
Document type: Journal article
Source: AUSTRAL ECOLOGY; v. 47, n. 1 DEC 2021.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

This article explores the distributional data of 2440 occurrence records for 1415 Tipulomorpha (Insecta: Diptera) species to search endemism patterns in the Afrotropical region and to propose a regionalisation scheme. The results were compared to areas of endemism proposed in previous works for other taxa. Areas of endemism were established using NDM/VNDM based on a grid size of 8 degrees and consensus cut-off of 24%. In this study, five subregions were found: Arabian, Atlantic, Indian, Southern Africa and Central Africa. These subregions are divided into 12 dominions: Arabian Peninsula, Atlantic Islands, Central Africa, Central Madagascar, Eastern Africa, Indian Ocean, Northwestern Africa, Southeastern Africa, Southern Africa, Southern Madagascar, Southwestern Africa and Western Africa. There is a general congruence of the dominions with the distribution of the main hydrographic basins and divisions of the forests of Madagascar. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 17/16305-6 - Systematics, biogeography, and phylogenetic diversity of Tipulomorpha, with emphasis in the subfamily Chioneinae (Diptera: Limoniidae)
Grantee:Daubian Santos
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 20/02844-5 - The paleoentomofauna of the Crato formation (Lower Cretaceous; Araripe Basin): systematics and paleoecology
Grantee:Guilherme Cunha Ribeiro
Support type: Regular Research Grants