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Issue:ISSN 1000-7083
          CN 51-1193/Q
Director:Sichuan Association for Science and Technology
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Reptilian Fauna and Zoogeographic Division of Fujian Province
Author of the article:CHEN You-ling1,ZHANG Qiu-jin1,XU Hui2
Author's Workplace:(1. College of Life Sciences, Fujian Normal University, Fuzhou 350108, China; 2. Biological Research Institute of Wuyishan)
Key Words:reptile; fauna; zoogeographical division; Fujian Province
Abstract:The present paper gives a list of 123 species and subspecies of reptiles in Fujian Province, China, belongin to 2 orders, 17 families and 69 genera. Except for 14 marine, the reptilian fauna are composed of 101 Oriental realm species (92.66%) and 8 Eurytopic species (7.34%). Fujian Province can be divided into 5 zoogeographical regions as follows: Northern Fujian Mountains and Hills Province, Eastern Fujian Hills and CoastalProvince, Western Fujian Low Hills and Hills Province, Middle Fujian Hills and Plain Province, and Southern Fujian Low Hills and Plain Province. The natural environment, animal composition and faunal feature of each province have also been described and analyzed.
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