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disjunct

  1. having body regions separated by a deep constriction.
  2. relating to a form of geographical distribution where potentially interbreeding populations are separated.
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These two species occur sporadically and often disjunctly throughout Illinois in medium to large rivers in firm sand and gravel substrates (Cummings and Mayer 1997; Tiemann et al.
From the Pacific Basin, deciduous forests spread across central Mexico and disjunctly in the Sanlucan province of Baja California (Peinado et al., 1997a), as well as in three zones of the Mexican Atlantic Basin (Anonymous, 1997; Rzedowski, 2006).
Different dry plant formations occur disjunctly from Argentina and Chile in South America to Mexico in North America.