Dimanche 31 Mai 2020

Publications béninoises liées au GBIF

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  • TOKO IMOROU I,

    (2020)

    Spatial distribution and ecological niche modelling of Triplochiton scleroxylon K. Schum., in the Guineo-Congolese region of Benin (West Africa)

    International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences

    Triplochiton sleroxylon (samba) is a West and Central African forest species of high socio-economic value which is increasingly threatened by anthropogenic pressures from various sources. The aim of this study was to determine the impact of climate change on the spatial distribution of Triplochiton …

    Keywords :

    Benin,

    Climate change,

    Maxent program,

    Triplochiton scleroxylon,

    aggregative distribution,

    niche modelling,

  • Olou B,

    Krah F,

    Piepenbring M,

    Yorou N,

    Langer E,

    (2020)

    Diversity of Trametes (Polyporales, Basidiomycota) in tropical Benin and description of new species Trametes parvispora

    MycoKeys

    Trametes is a globally distributed genus of white-rot polypores and well sampled in temperate and boreal areas. However, the diversity, taxonomy, and phylogenetic positions of Trametes spp. are poorly known in tropical Africa. This study aims at documenting the diversity of Trametes species in Benin…

    Keywords :

    Africa,

    Polyporales,

    morphology,

    new taxa,

    phylogeny,

    taxonomy,

    tropics,

    white rot,

  • Hounkpati K,

    McHugh J,

    Niang A,

    Goergen G,

    (2020)

    Documenting museum records of West African Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) in Benin and Senegal

    Biodiversity Data Journal

    This work provides a preliminary inventory of West African Coccinellidae. This was based on the West African Coccinellidae (WAC) specimens in the holdings of insect collections at the Laboratoire de Zoologie des Invertébrés Terrestres at the Institut Fondamental d’Afrique Noire Cheikh Anta…

    Keywords :

    Africa,

    Coccinellinae,

    Coccinelloidea,

    Microweiseinae,

    distribution,

    diversity,

    insect collection,

    inventory,

    lady beetles,

    ladybugs.,

    museum,

    systematics,

    taxonomy,

  • Kakpo S,

    Aoudji A,

    Gnanguènon-Guéssè D,

    Gbètoho A,

    Koura K,

    Djotan G,

    Ganglo J,

    (2019)

    Spatial distribution and impacts of climate change on Milicia excelsa in Benin, West Africa

    Journal of Forestry Research

    African teak (Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C. Berg) is an endangered multi-use species. Understanding the impact of climate change on the distribution of this species may improve the ability to anticipate or recognize its decline or expansion and to take appropriate conservation measures if necessary. …

    Keywords :

    Benin,

    Climate change,

    Ecological niche modeling,

    Milicia excelsa,

    West Africa,

  • Vihotogbé R,

    Raes N,

    van den Berg R,

    Sinsin B,

    Sosef M,

    (2019)

    Ecological niche information supports taxonomic delimitation of Irvingia gabonensis and I. wombolu (Irvingiaceae)

    South African Journal of Botany

    African bush mango trees (Irvingiaceae) are priority food trees in West and Central Africa. There are bitter- and sweet-fruited species, which are difficult to distinguish based on morphological characters. This has led to a debate about their correct taxonomic status. Furthermore, it is unclear whe…

  • Ganglo J,

    (2019)

    Outlook of Biodiversity Informatics in Benin: Main achievements

    Biodiversity Information Science and Standards

    Benin became member of the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) in 2004 and acceded to the status of voting member in 2011. GBIF Benin through the constant efforts of its node is now very active in GBIF community with respect to capacity building, data mobilization and data uses. GBIF Ben…

    Keywords :

    biodiversity informatics,

    capacity building,

    data mobilization,

    data use,

    masters program in biodiversity informatics,

  • Rochette A,

    Akpona J,

    Akpona H,

    Akouehou G,

    Mayundo B,

    Djagoun C,

    Habonimana B,

    Idohou R,

    Legba I,

    Nzigidahera B,

    Matilo A,

    Taleb M,

    Bamoninga B,

    Ivory S,

    Janssens de Bisthoven L,

    Vanhove M,

    (2018)

    Developing policy-relevant biodiversity indicators: lessons learnt from case studies in Africa

    Environmental Research Letters

    There is an increasing need for monitoring schemes that help understand the evolution of the global biodiversity crisis and propose solutions for the future. Indicators, including temporal baselines, are crucial to measure the change in biodiversity over time, to evaluate progress towards its conser…

    Keywords :

    Science-policy interface,

    biodiversity indicators,

    capacity building,

    monitoring,

    reporting,

    verification,

  • Agbo R,

    Idohou R,

    Vihotogbé R,

    Missihoun A,

    Dagba R,

    Assogbadjo A,

    Agbangla C,

    (2018)

    Spatio-temporal dynamics of suitable habitats for Detarium microcarpum Guill. & Perr. (Caesalpiniaceae), a priority food tree species in Benin (West A…

    Modeling Earth Systems and Environment

    Detarium microcarpum (Caesalpiniaceae) is a priority, multipurpose, and indigenous food tree species in West Africa. However, data related to its efficient conservation and sustainable use, through changing ecological environments, are still lacking. Thus, species occurrence records were combined wi…

    Keywords :

    Benin,

    Climate change,

    Detarium microcarpum,

    Ecological niche modelling,

    Sustainable management,

  • Assogba G,

    Fandohan A,

    Gandji K,

    Salako V,

    Assogbadjo A,

    (2018)

    Bombax costatum (Malvaceae): state of knowns, unknowns and prospects in West Africa

    BASE

    Introduction. The red kapok tree, Bombax costatum is a tree species native to West Africa. Most of its organs or plant parts are of medicinal, food, and economic importance. Literature. The species is widely used for food and medicinal purposes and as timber. Yet B. costatum is poorly studied and de…

    Keywords :

    Bombax costatum,

    ecology,

    ethnobotany,

    nature conservation,

    taxonomy,

  • Guidigan M,

    Azihou F,

    Idohou R,

    Okhimamhe A,

    Fandohan A,

    Sinsin B,

    Adet L,

    (2018)

    Modelling the current and future distribution of Kigelia africana under climate change in Benin, West Africa

    Modeling Earth Systems and Environment

    Kigelia africana (Bignoniaceae), is an indigenous species widely recognised for its medicinal, magic uses and therapeutic virtue used throughout Africa and especially in Benin Republic. Distribution of the species coincides with that of the intermediate hosts as determined by environmental factors. …

    Keywords :

    Biodiversity,

    Climate change,

    Ecological niche,

    GIS,

    Kigelia africana,

    Representative concentration pathways,

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