The upper-alpine species
shared some DNA variations with Lycaeides idas from wet meadows on the western slopes of the mountains, and it has wing patterns like those of Lycaeides melissa from the drier eastern slopes.
ENM can be used to identify potential distributional areas on any landscape: unsampled or unstudied portions of the native landscape, areas of actual or potential invasion by a species
with an expanding range, or changing potential distributional areas as a consequence of change (e.
One of Fisher's favorite finds is the Dracula ant, a new species
, in the genus Mystrium.
The act is a safety net intended to stop us before we drive a species
to extinction," says Cat Lazaroff of the law firm Earthjustice.
Four of them consist of diverse associations but are dominated by species
belonging to a single genus, which co-occur with several subordinate genera and a bunch of rare taxa.
Interspecific comparison of rubber biochemistry also can provide information as to the likelihood of being able to over-express or suppress specific rubber biosynthetic genes within (1) the host plant and (2) within a different species
, to achieve the desired effects on rubber yield and quality.
, including the San Fernando Valley spineflower, the Mohave ground squirrel to the endangered Southwestern arroyo toad and the red-legged frog, have emerged on land eyed for development from Ventura County east to the Antelope Valley.
At the same time, he's gallant, generous, intelligent, and articulate, and he knows more than most about the native plants of Hawaii, a state called the endangered species
capital of the U.
He also argues that lawmakers should establish minimum criteria for scientific studies used as the basis for listing species
and require peer review of the data.
Only a small fraction of the world's plant species
has been studied in detail but as many as half are threatened with extinction.
introductions continue at a rate of 20 per year, slipping through on airline flights, in the mail and as ship cargo.
Introduced tree species
have been brought into the United States.
The loss of species
deprives us of invaluable tools for biomedical research that provide insights into how human cells and organ systems function in health and illness, and precludes our developing important new medicines for currently untreatable human diseases.
McDonald added that some wood species
do not provide any particular advantage if cooked separately, but they are less expensive and therefore useful as fillers to lower total wood cost.
The ability to reproduce individuals through somatic cell nuclear transfer has been accomplished in at least five species
, the latest being that of the cat.