Table

Cactus-dominated ecosystems in Mexico and their species richness

Plant association

Species richness (number of plant species in 1,000 m2 quadrats)

Locality

Dominant cacti

Plants Rodents

Bats

Birds Reptiles

Chihuahuan Desert Nopalera

Neobuxbaumia tetetzo Tetechera

Cephalocereus columna-trajani Cardonal

Stenocereus stellatus Cardonal

Pachycereus weberi Cardonal

Escontria chiotilla Chiotillal

Mitrocereus fulviceps Cardonal

Pachycerus pringlei Cardonal

Mapimí, Durango

Tehuacán Valley, Puebla

Tehuacán Valley, Puebla

Tehuacán Valley, Puebla

Tehuacán Valley, Puebla

Tehuacán Valley, Puebla

Tehuacán Valley, Puebla

Sonoran Desert, Baja California Sur

Opuntia rastrera, O. microdasys, O. violacea

N. tetetzo,

Myrtillocactus geometrizans C. columna-trajani

S. stellatus, S. pruinosus, Opuntia pilifera, Myrtillocactus geometrizans

P weberi, Opuntia pilifera, O. puberula,

E. chiotilla, Stenocereus stellatus

M. fulviceps,

Echinocactus platyacanthus P pringlei

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