By Charles A. Woods,Florence E. Sergile

As a evaluation of the prestige of biogeography within the West Indies within the Eighties, the 1st version of Biogeography of the West Indies: earlier, current, and destiny supplied a synthesis of our present wisdom of the systematics and distribution of significant plant and animal teams within the Caribbean basin. the definitely new and revised moment variation, Biogeography of the West Indies: styles and views, emphasizes contemporary rules and hypotheses within the box and comprises many new chapters and contributions. The authors use the broadest attainable interpretations of the ideas of biogeography, ponder anthropological and geological elements, and speak about the conservation of endemic species.

Drawing jointly contributions from the best specialists in biogeography and biodiversity, this booklet introduces new styles and advancements that upload to our knowing of ways vegetation and animals are dispersed through the quarter. Many contributions use new suggestions resembling molecular systematics to check older experiences dependent strictly on morphological info. exact in its inclusion of a wide selection of organisms and in its coordination of medical information and conservation ideas, Biogeography of the West Indies: styles and views, moment variation offers the one encyclopedic dialogue to be had at the biogeography of the Antilles.

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