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Inselbergs pp 483-491 | Cite as

The Fauna of Inselbergs

  • M. A. Mares
  • R. H. Seine
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 146)

Abstract

Other chapters in this volume have made clear that inselbergs are of enormous interest and importance in themselves as structural components of the environment, as well as through their effects on vegetation from providing substrates on which bacteria, lichens, and mosses develop, to providing special microhabitats that can permit the existence of forests in association with the rock habitat within an otherwise barren landscape.

Keywords

Rock Outcrop Rocky Outcrop Small Mammal Community Rock Specialist Granite Outcrop 
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  • R. H. Seine

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