Palearctic


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Palearctic

[¦pāl·ē′ärd·ik]
(ecology)
Pertaining to a biogeographic region including Europe, northern Asia and Arabia, and Africa north of the Sahara.
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Comparison of diet of selected osprey breeding populations across the western Palearctic based on prey remains.
Cosmopolitan (C), Holarctic (H), introduced (P/Au), Palearctic (PA),
Thus, the quinaria group does not consist simply of one Nearctic and one Palearctic clade.
Syllophopsis sechellensis is now known from 6 of the 7 terrestrial bioregions where ants occur: Afrotropics, Indomalaya, Australasia, Oceania, Palearctic, and Neotropics.
Distinct centers of endemism have been pointed out in mainland West Palearctic areas (Deltshev 1999; Marusik & Koponen 2002) and in some Atlantic archipelagoes (Borges & Brown 1999; Arnedo et al.
Hooper and Hart, 1962) have considered it to be a North American member of the otherwise Palearctic water voles, genus Arvicola.
In our study we consider 12 of 24 species of this largely alpine, palearctic genus (Bourdonne and Doguet 1991), covering the majority of species available in the Alps and all of the ecological variation present in the genus.
It represents insect fauna of three bio-geographical (Oriental, Palearctic and Afro-tropical) regions (Zia et al.
The first hypothesis is that TBE serogroup flaviviruses in the Old and New Worlds persisted during the Pleistocene Epoch in Palearctic and Nearctic refugia (refuge areas), respectively, and then spread across continents (11).
Heterocope septentrionalis is absent from the eastern High Arctic of North America, as well as from large sections of the Palearctic (Hebert and Hann, 1986).
vulgaris (Linnaeus), could be diagnosed as separate Nearctic and Palearctic species by the male genitalia.
globosus in relation to the metacentric and submetacentric morphology of all the chromosomes of the complement and the presence of an X/XX sex determination system are similar to those described for related species belonging to the Nearctic, Neotropical, Oriental and Palearctic regions (Bole-Gowda 1958; Srivastava & Shukla 1986; Parida & Sharma 1987; Sharma & Parida 1987; Cokendolpher 1989; Araujo et al.