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Biodiversidad

Definition(s)

1) Any animal or plant, whether alive or dead; 2) In the case of an animal: for species included in Appendices I and II, any readily recognizable part or derivative thereof; and for species included in Appendix III, any readily recognizable part or derivative thereof specified in Appendix III in relation to the species. 3) In the case of a plant: for species included in Appendix I, any readily recognizable part or derivative thereof; and for species included in Appendices II and III, any readily recognizable part or derivative thereof specified in Appendices II and III in relation to the species. (Source: CITES)
A taxonomic category ranking immediately below a genus and including closely related, morphologically similar individuals which actually or potentially inbreed. (Source: GEMET/MGH)

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species
French
espèce
Ruso
виды
Chino, simplificado
物种, 种
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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with especies

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Convenio sobre la Diversidad Biológica
Convención sobre el Comercio Internacional de Especies Amenazadas de Fauna y Flora Silvestres
Acuerdo sobre la Conservación de las Aves Acuáticas Migratorias Afro-euroasiáticas
Convención de Ramsar
Protocolo ZEPIM