paleobiogeography


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paleobiogeography

(pā′lē-ō-bī′ō-jē-ŏg′rə-fē)
n.
The study of the geographic distribution of fossil organisms.

pa′le·o·bi′o·ge′o·graph′ic (-jē′ə-grăf′ĭk), pa′le·o·bi′o·ge′o·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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Phylogenetic paleobiogeography of Late Ordovician Laurentian brachiopods.
Both the pollen record and paleobiogeography indicate that the Gunneraceae was well established by the Turonian (93 Ma), so the ancestors of modern Saxifragaceae should be sought in some prior age.
Phylogeny and paleobiogeography of short-tailed shrews (genus Blarina).