Australian faunal region

Australian faunal region

[ȯ′strāl·yən ′fȯn·əl ‚rē·jən]
(ecology)
A zoogeographic region that includes the terrestrial animal communities of Australia and all surrounding islands except those of Asia.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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