circumboreal distribution

circumboreal distribution

[¦sər·kəm′bȯr·ē·əl ‚dis·trə′byü·shən]
(ecology)
The distribution of a Northern Hemisphere organism whose habitat includes North American, European, and Asian stations.
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The wolverine (Gulo gulo) is a large terrestrial weasel (8-18 kg) that has a circumboreal distribution and occupies a cold relatively unproductive niche (Copeland and Whitman, 2003; Inman et al., 2012a, b).
viride has a circumboreal distribution being more common in the Euro-Siberian Region, and is rare in the Mediterranean Region (Sarrion et al.
Populations with modest divergence in one or more of these traits occur elsewhere in the circumboreal distribution of the species including California (Miller and Hubbs, 1969), Alaska (Francis et al., 1986) and the Outer Hebrides (Campbell, 1979).