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zo·o·ge·og·ra·phy

(zō'ō-jē-og'ră-fē),
The geography of animals; the study of the distribution of animals on the earth's surface.

zoogeography

(zō′ə-jē-ŏg′rə-fē)
n.
The biological study of the geographic distribution of animals, especially the causes and effects of such distribution.

zo′o·ge·og′ra·pher n.
zo′o·ge′o·graph′ic (-ə-grăf′ĭk), zo′o·ge′o·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
zo′o·ge′o·graph′i·cal·ly adv.

zoogeography

(zō″ō-jē-ŏg′ră-fē)
The study of the distribution of animals on the earth.

zoogeography

defining the location and numbers of animal populations, and their variability with time.
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The aim of the present study is to undertake a zoogeographical analysis of Chilean inland water crustaceans (Branchiopoda, Copepoda and Malacostraca) in continental Chilean territory in order to characterise their distribution patterns.
Seram Island is in a transition area between the Australian and the Oriental regions, so that the new species has to be included in both zoogeographical regions.
Macro crustacean survey of selected localities in the Rio Pastaza basin in Ecuador and Peru: diversity, habitat, zoogeographical aspects, and conservation implications.
Mani (1974) has elucidated that there is presence of distinct zoogeographical distributional patterns in the Himalayan fauna.
I examined a limited number of species from a range of genera of Heleomyzinae and Sphaerocerinae from across the world, but for the Chyromyidae, I examined all the genera and, within each, a great majority of the species (several of them undescribed) from most zoogeographical regions (Table 2).
A new genus and two new species of felt scales (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Eriococcidae) from Chile, with comments on zoogeographical affinities between the eriococcid faunas of southern South America and New Zealand.
The Holarctic region, an area covering the Northern Hemisphere approximately north of 258 N, is the largest zoogeographical realm of the Earth.
Composition and zoogeographical affinities of the stomatopod and decapod crustacean fauna collected during the CEEMEX P4 cruise in the Gulf of Tehuantepec, Mexico.
Glires (Rodentia and Lagomorpha) of Northern Xinjiang and their zoogeographical distribution.
Embolemus Westwood 1833, is found in all zoogeographical regions.
Magellan Bryozoa: a review of the diversity and of the subantarctic and antarctic zoogeographical links.
It is a cosmopolitan species presently distributed in all zoogeographical regions (Hansen, 1999).