neovolcanic

neovolcanic

[¦nē·ō·väl′kan·ik]
(petrology)
Referring to extrusive rocks that are of Tertiary or younger age.
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plexippus L.; Danaidae; Lepidoptera) in North America to the overwintering site in the Neovolcanic Plateau of Mexico.
Salansky, K.: 2009, Geophysical indication of unknown neovolcanic centre near Marianske Lazne.
The principal incidence of wildfires (red points) in forest (Figure 3(a)) occurs on the western side of Mexico, along the Western Sierra Madre, Southern Sierra Madre, Trans-Mexican Neovolcanic Belt, and Sierra Madre of Chiapas.
Mammals and protected areas in the Trans-Mexican Neovolcanic Belt, pp 199-226.
These sites form part of the province of the neovolcanic belt, which is formed by the subprovince of the plains and mountains of Queretaro and Hidalgo and the subprovince of the Anahuac lakes and volcanoes.
Historical biogeography of lowland species of toads (Bufo) across the Trans-Mexican Neovolcanic Belt and the Isthmus of Tehuantepec.
Osgoodomys banderanus (Osgood's deermouse) is a nocturnal, solitary, medium-sized cricetid that is endemic to western Mexico, in particular the western portion of the Trans-Mexican Neovolcanic Belt (Fa and Morales, 1991).
The volcanic and tectonic activity is mostly confined to the neovolcanic zone that crosses the island from southwest to northeast and is the continuation of the ridge on land (Saemundsson 1979).
Geographically, 70% of this group was found to the east of 100o W latitude and was concentrated at the eastern extreme of the neovolcanic axis in the states of Puebla, Hidalgo, and Veracruz, and extending down into Oaxaca (Fig.
Both molecular clock calibrations (based on Nei's D) and geological-age estimates of the Mexican Neovolcanic Axis are consistent with an initial divergence of no more than 10 million years for the Mexican taxa, and many species are apparently much more recently derived (Shaffer 1984a).