Learning outcomes of the course unit
Understanding of the processes involved in the flora and fauna distrubution on a global and mediterranean perspective.
basic knowledge of plant and animal systematics
Course contents summary
Speciation and area. Diffusion. Disgiunt and vicariant biogeographic area. Phylogeography. Endemism. Rare species and extinction. Evolution of Mediterranean area. origin of Italian fauna. Biogeographic region. Island biogeography. bioms.
Biogeografia - Compact Disc by D: Bedulli
Zunino e Zullini, 1995. Biogeografia. Casa Editrice Ambrosiana
Frontal lecture, vidos and discussion. oral examination.