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CONIFER/TEMPERATE BROADLEAF FORESTS

  • (29)

    Sierra Madre del Sur Pine Oak Forests{101}

  • (23)

    Veracruz (Pine)-Oak Forests {98}

  • (10)

    Belizean Pine Forests {103} (not mapped for Mexico present only in

Savana el Jaguactal, Q.Roo) ( 9) Central American Pine Oak Forests {96}

GRASSLANDS/SAVANNAS/SHRUBLANDS Grasslands/Savannas/Shrublands

  • (19)

    Tehuantepec Savannas {109}

  • (18)

    Tabasco/Veracruz Savannas{198}

Flooded Grasslands

  • (28)

    Jalisco Palm Savannas {125}

  • (24)

    Veracruz Palm Savannas {126}

  • (17)

    Quintana Roo Wetlands {127}

MANGROVES (30) Pacific Mexican Wetlands {A}

Group/Biodivesity

Global Total

Hotspot

% Hot/Glob

Endemism

% End

E Rank

Birds

9,881

341

3.45

8

2.3

21st

Mammals

4,809

145

3.01

30

20.7

16th

Reptiles

7,828

61

0.78

16

26.2

24th

Amphibians

4,780

37

0.77

12

46.0

19th

Total Non Fish Vert

, 27 298

584

2.14

71

12.2

21st

CALIFORNIA FLORISTIC PROVINCE

This hotspot has a total area of 324,000 comprising 0.21% of the total land surface of planet earth. Out of these, 80,000 Km² (24.7%) remain intact, of which 31,443 Km² (9.7%) have protected area status. Out of the total hotspot area 4.3 % equivalent to 14,000 Km² cover 0.7 of Mexico’s total land surface.

19th

Vascular Plants

Peninsular Ranges

300,000

4,426

1.47

2,125

{Roughly equivalent to ecoregions 147 and 93}

48.0

CONIFER/TEMPERATE BROADLEAF FORESTS 93.- Sierra de Juarez pine-oak forests

XERIC FORMATIONS Mediterranean Scrub 147.- California coastal sage- chaparral

Population threats to these hotspots were compiled on a recent publication by Population Action International (Cincotta & Engelman, 2000).

Density, 1995 (world average 42)

Growth Rate 1995-2000 (world average 1.3 %)

56 persons/ Km² 108 persons/Km²

2.2 % per year 1.2 % per year

Hotspot

Population, 1995

Mesoamerica California Floristic Pr.

61,061,000 25,360,000

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