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umbrella species
(English) The protection of an "umbrella species" protects a wide range of co-existing species in the same habitat, which may be lesser known and difficult to protect otherwise. (See also: keystone species, indicator species, flagship species)
espèces protectrices
(French) La protection d'une ‘espèce parapluie’ concerne un grand nombre d'espèces coexistantes dans le même habitat qui seraient moins bien connues et plus difficile à protéger autrement. (See also: keystone species, indicator species, flagship species)
espécie umbrela
(Portuguese) A protecção desta espécie vai protejer indirectamente outras espécies menos conhecidas, que se encontram nesse habitat. (See also: keystone species, indicator species, flagship species)

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