What are the species confined to a particular region and not found anywhere else called?
The question was asked in examination.
My question is from In-situ and Ex-situ Conservation in division Biodiversity and Conservation of Biology – Class 12
Right choice is (b) Endemic
Explanation: Endemism is the ecological state of the species being confined to a particular region or only in one geographic region and not found anywhere else. Such species are known as endemic species. Some examples are Asiatic lion, Purple frog, Sangai deer, Sapria Himalayana, etc.