paleotropical

paleotropical

[¦pāl·ē·ō′träp·ə·kəl]
(ecology)
Of or pertaining to a biogeographic region that includes the Oriental and Ethiopian regions. Also spelled palaeotropical.
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Phylogeny of epiphytic Huperzia (Lycopodiaceae): paleotropical and neotropical clades corroborated by rbcL sequences.
2010), should have generated a distinct sedimentological and stratigraphic imprint on far-field paleotropical carbonate platforms.
While the Pseudopanax clade is restricted to the Pacific region, the Polyscias clade has a Paleotropical distribution that may have originated in Australia, from which it dispersed multiple times both eastward into the Pacific and westward into the IOB (Fig.
Alders on ravines and banks hosting populations of paleotropical ferns of community interest: Woodwardia radicans and Trichomanes speciosum .
Convergence in tent architecture and tent-making behavior among Neotropical and Paleotropical bats.
Taxonomy, phylogeny, and zoogeography of the genus Cylindrostethus Fieber in the Paleotropical Region (Heteroptera: Gerridae).
Review of the Paleotropical Neogastrini earthworms (Oligochaeta, Acanthodrilidae, Benha miinae) with description of two new genera.
This dominantly terrestrial paleotropical succession represents deposition on well-drained alluvial plain, poorly drained coastal plain and open water environments (Gibling and Bird 1994).
Malinella zebra (Thorell 1881), the only known Australian species from a paleotropical zodariid genus, was selected first as the outgroup taxon, then replaced by Pentasteron simplex Baehr & Jocque 2001, the most basal representative of the analysis.
The park preserves the only mixed-species paleotropical rainforest in the United States.
Monograph of Paleotropical Megalastrum (Dryopteridaceae).
Phylogenetic studies based on chloroplast DNA result in a strongly supported tree showing that terrestrial species of Huperzia from the north temperate zone are basal to two large neotropical and paleotropical clades comprising primarily epiphytic species (Wikstrom et al.