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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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BARTHLOTT, W., 1983.-Biogeography and evolution in Neo- and Paleotropical Rhipsalinae (Cactaceae).
Neotropical lianas are smaller and less stable than paleotropical lianas and large lianas are less common in Neotropical forests than African forests (Emmons and Gentry, 1983).
2010), should have generated a distinct sedimentological and stratigraphic imprint on far-field paleotropical carbonate platforms.
Corresponde a zona paleotropical cuja vegetacao esta submetida a dupla estacionalidade fisiologica, provocadas uma pelo frio e outra pela seca (VELOSO e GOES FILHO, 1982).
Convergence in tent architecture and tent-making behavior among Neotropical and Paleotropical bats.
Their distribution is Neotropical, Nearctic, and Paleotropical [8].
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.