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biogeography

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

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

biogeography

The study of the distribution of different species of organisms in differing geographic regions (ecosystems) and the factors that influenced that distribution.

biogeography

scientific study of the geographic distribution of living organisms.
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The biogeographical elements of the forests of southern China are similar.
Location: Country-State (# biogeographical classification number), collectors, habitat, collection date, additional biogeographical classification numbers.
Biogeographical regionalizations represent fundamental abstractions of the geographical organisation of life on Earth in response to past or current physical and biological forces (Kreft & Jetz 2010).
The spatial and altitudinal configurations explain differences in the biogeographical (Fig.
A detailed revision of the different species of Parochlus is needed to elucidate the validation of the group species, as well as the biogeographical inferences and species relationships.
2003) Ectoparasites of terrestrial vertebrates inhabiting the Georgia Barrier Islands, USA: an inventory and preliminary biogeographical analysis.
The book begins with a short but readable introduction to the avifauna of Kuwait, concentrating on its position on the edge of three biogeographical realms, the migration route on which the country lies, seasonal highlights throughout the year and key breeding species, discussed briefly by habitat.
Cosentinia vellea communities in the Lusitan Duriensean biogeographical sector (Spain-Portugal)
Comparative Biogeography: Discovering and Classifying Biogeographical Patterns of a Dynamic Earth.
These biogeographical associations are unclear for the vegetation of other climatic regions in Mexico, in particular, the dry tropical forests.