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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.
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Excluding ferns, 329 seed plant species in LMEB, 164 species in SWEB, 129 species in SWEB on limestone, and 142 species in UMEB, are analyzed for biogeographical attributes based on Wu's works (Wu, 1991; Wu et al., 2006) (see the Methods section).
But to what extent does the confinement of this tradition to the Atlantic biogeographical area may shed light over its origins and over the social, cultural and cognitive mechanisms that originated its adoption across this vast region?
Key words: beta diversity, biogeographical regions, spatially constrained clustering, terrestrial vertebrates
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.
The introduction outlines the biogeographical approach and classification of the northern Australian coast.
He spent his childhood traveling between France and Algeria and lived in the Congo for three years as an adult, and he incessantly uses objects with a biogeographical significance to think with the world--not for the world, like a conqueror or colonizer, but with the world, like a person who is seeking himself in the Other and the Other in himself.
Moreover, some say, it is important to take into account biogeographical specificities at regional level.
In this context, analysing the biogeographical interactions between the red-eared slider and the native Mediterranean pond turtle would increase our understanding of the distributional relationships between a native and a similar foreign species.
This is largely because some species show transitional biogeographical trends between eastern and western North American faunas whereas other ectoparasite species collected are widespread throughout much of North America or in the New World.