Diversity of African forest mollusc faunas: what we have learned since Solem (1984)

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dc.contributor.author Seddon, M. B.
dc.contributor.author Tattersfield, P.
dc.contributor.author Herbert, D. G.
dc.contributor.author Rowson, B.
dc.contributor.author Lange, C. N.
dc.contributor.author Ngereza, C.
dc.contributor.author Warui, Charles M.
dc.contributor.author Allen, J. A.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-05T08:47:11Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-05T08:47:11Z
dc.date.issued 2005
dc.identifier.citation Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement No. 68: 103–113 (2005). en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://www.researchgate.net/profile/David_Herbert/publication/271191229_Seddon_MB_Tattersfield_P_Herbert_DH_Rowson_B_Lange_CN_Ngereza_C_Warui_CM_Allen_JA_2005_Diversity_of_African_forest_mollusc_faunas_what_we_have_learned_since_Solem_1984_Records_of_the_Western_Australia/links/577df97008aed807ae76148f.pdf
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/2958
dc.description.abstract We report on studies in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and South Africa over the past 22 years that have yielded estimates of land-snail diversity in the main forest types occurring in East and eastern southern Africa. When supplemented with the results of similar research in Madagascar and West Africa by other workers, the information provides a more detailed picture of the patterns of land-snail diversity on the continent than was available to Solem (1984). We describe our field methods, re-examine Solem’s (1984) assessments of sympatric, allopatric and mosaic diversity patterns in African forests and provide a review of overall species number at continental, regional and country-wide scales, and in the main African forest biomes that have been studied. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Mollusca en_US
dc.subject biodiversity en_US
dc.subject Africa en_US
dc.subject forests en_US
dc.subject hotspots en_US
dc.subject land-snails. en_US
dc.title Diversity of African forest mollusc faunas: what we have learned since Solem (1984) en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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