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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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It is this paleobiogeographical utility that is being applied to understanding some of the complex plate tectonic movements in the Caribbean and Central American regions.
Because of its paleogeographic position, the Pyrenean area could have played an important role as an Eocene paleobiogeographical crossover between the Tethyan and Northern Atlantic domains.
In this paper we describe the fossil rodent faunas from La Bullana 2B and La Bullana 3, and discuss their chronostratigraphical, biostratigraphical and paleobiogeographical implications.
(2010): A new titanosaur genus (Dinosauria, Sauropoda) from the Late Cretaceous of southern France and its paleobiogeographical implications.