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faunal region

any area characterized by a grouping of animals.
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This is in accordance with Wallace's (1876) criteria that faunal regions should be similar in area, compact and easy to define.
MIBNP is in the central part of Mindoro, the smallest among the five major centers of endemicity or the so-called faunal regions in the country, the DENR said.
The tribe Cryptotympanini Handlirsch, 1925 currently includes 20 genera that are distributed in all faunal regions except continental Africa (Sanborn 2013).