Far Western Pacific Islands

Far Western Pacific Islands


The Philippines


The Wallace and Lydekker Lines frame the islands of the Wallacea Biodiversity Hotspot. Wallacea is made up of thousands of islands which cover 338, 800 km2 in total —comparable in size to the Philippines— and are grouped in three biogeographic regions: Sulawesi, Maluku, and the Lesser Sundas. Wallacea is named after the great British naturalist...


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