paleogeographic event

paleogeographic event

[¦pāl·ē·ō‚jē·ə′graf·ik i′vent]
(geology)
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Conversely, a paleogeographic event that could be placed at the origins of the separation of Paralovricia (in the Rhodopes) from a common ancestor - which then enabled a further differentiation of Lovricia and Neolovricia in the Dinarides - may be identified in the Early Miocene (20.5-19 Ma) when a strip of lowlands, covered with freshwater lakes and marshes seems to have divided the Dinarides from the Rhodopes."
The Taiwan Strait has undergone many sea-land changes since the Quaternary glaciation, resulting in paleoclimatic and paleogeographic events (such as historical climatic fluctuations and geomorphological changes) taht affect the habitat of marine organisms and combined with other environmental factors, further remodeling their genetic structure (Avise, 2000; Qiu et al., 2016).
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