Discontinuous Area of Distribution

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Discontinuous Area of Distribution

 

a region of plant or animal distribution (species, genus, or larger taxon) consisting of two or more parts which are separated from one another so considerably that contact between the populations of the separate sectors is impossible.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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