A list of plant and animal species recorded in sacred forests in South Benin
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Gbetoho A.J., Gangnibo C.N. and Ganglo J.C., 2015. Census of plant and animal species in sacred forests in Southern Benin. Laboratory of Forest Sciences (LSF), FSA-UAC.
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Occurrence; Observation; Sacred forest; Biodiversity
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South Benin, Ramsar site 1017 and 1018
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [6.21, 1.629], North East [7.017, 2.71]|
Stylommatophora, Galliformes, Squamata, Columbiformes, Malvales, Fabales, Rosales, Polypodiales, Malpighiales, Sapindales, Celastrales, Myrtales, Ericales, Asparagales, Lamiales, Gentianales, Asterales, Magnoliales, Liliales, Arecales, Violales, Ranunculales, Santalales, Capparales, Vitales, Alismatales, Poales, Caryophyllales, Zingiberales, Solanales, Euphorbiaceae, Icacinales, Primates, Rodentia, Carnivora, Commelinales
|Start Date / End Date||2013-11-01 / 2013-11-25|
- Hunyet, O. (2013) Rapport de l’étude d’inventaire de la biodiversité des forêts sacrées des sites RAMSAR 1017 et 1018 du Bénin.