List of ecoregions in Brazil

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The following is a list of ecoregions in Brazil, as defined by the WWF:

Contents

Terrestrial ecoregions[edit]

by major habitat type[edit]

Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests[edit]

Tropical and subtropical dry broadleaf forests[edit]

Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands[edit]

Flooded grasslands and savannas[edit]

Deserts and xeric shrublands[edit]

Mangrove[edit]

by bioregion[edit]

Orinoco bioregion[edit]

Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests[edit]

Amazonia bioregion[edit]

Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests[edit]
Tropical and subtropical dry broadleaf forests[edit]
Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands[edit]

Eastern South America bioregion[edit]

Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests[edit]
Tropical and subtropical dry broadleaf forests[edit]
Flooded grasslands and savannas[edit]
Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands[edit]
Deserts and xeric shrublands[edit]

Southern South America bioregion[edit]

Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands[edit]

Mangroves[edit]

by mangrove complex

Amazon-Orinoco-Maranhao complex[edit]
Northeast Brazil complex[edit]
Southeast Brazil complex[edit]

Freshwater ecoregions[edit]

by freshwater complex[edit]

Guiana/Orinoco Complex[edit]

Amazon Complex[edit]

Northeast Atlantic Complex[edit]

Mata-Atlantica Complex[edit]

São Francisco Complex[edit]

Upper Parana Complex[edit]

Beni Savanna (Llanos de Moxos) Complex[edit]

Paraguay-Parana Complex[edit]

Southern Atlantic Complex[edit]

Marine ecoregions[edit]

by marine realm and marine province

Tropical Atlantic[edit]

North Brazil Shelf[edit]

  • Guianian
  • Amazonia

Tropical Southwestern Atlantic[edit]

Temperate South America[edit]

Warm Temperate Southwestern Atlantic[edit]

  • Southeastern Brazil
  • Rio Grande

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Dinerstein, Eric; David Olson; Douglas J. Graham; et al. (1995). A Conservation Assessment of the Terrestrial Ecoregions of Latin America and the Caribbean. World Bank, Washington DC, [1].
  • Olson, D., Dinerstein, E., Canevari, P., Davidson, I., Castro, G., Morisset, V., Abell, R., and Toledo, E.; eds. (1998). Freshwater Biodiversity of Latin America and the Caribbean: A Conservation Assessment. Biodiversity Support Program, Washington DC, [2].
  • Spalding, Mark D., Helen E. Fox, Gerald R. Allen, Nick Davidson et al. "Marine Ecoregions of the World: A Bioregionalization of Coastal and Shelf Areas". Bioscience Vol. 57 No. 7, July/August 2007, pp. 573-583, [3].