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The global distribution of tetrapods reveals a need for targeted reptile conservation

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The distributions of amphibians, birds and mammals have underpinned global and local conservation priorities, and have been fundamental to our understanding of the determinants of global biodiversity. In contrast, the global distributions of reptiles, representing a third of terrestrial vertebrate diversity, have been unavailable. This prevented the incorporation of reptiles into conservation planning and biased our understanding of the underlying processes governing global vertebrate biodive...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41559-017-0332-2

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Springer Nature
Journal:
Nature Ecology and Evolution More from this journal
Volume:
1
Pages:
1677–1682
Publication date:
2017-10-09
Acceptance date:
2017-08-31
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2397-334X
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pubs:735127
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uuid:c8add0b9-71fb-4fc6-a6ff-c03be753a5ed
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2017-10-11

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