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The study of the geographic distribution of organisms.

bi′o·ge·og′ra·pher n.
bi′o·ge′o·graph′ic (-jē′ə-grăf′ĭk), bi′o·ge′o·graph′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.


another term for biogeographical
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The obtained data will also allow us to estimate the possible biogeographic events that can help explain the evolutionary history, current distributions and future biogeographic patterns of some bulb plant and fly groups in South Africa and in Euro-Mediterranean region.
The Guyana Shield and southeastern Brazil have been considered as distinct biogeographic regions because of their long-standing isolation by the development of broad river valleys and epi-continental marine transgressions (Cracraft and Prum, 1988).
Thus, in this contribution, we use the historical biogeographic method of Parsimony Analysis of Endemicity (PAE) to examine patterns of endemism and dispersal within Laurentia and between Laurentia and Baltica before and during the Richmondian Invasion.
These species occur in continental Chile and in the Juan Fernandez archipelago, comprising parts of the Central Chilean, Subantarctic and Patagonian biogeographic subregions of the Andean region (sensu Morrone 2006).
Accurate records of biogeographic distributions (latitude and elevation) are becoming increasingly important as species shift their distribution in response to global climate change (Walther et al.
Ecogeographically, Terapa exists today within a broad transitional area between the Nearctic and Neotropical biogeographic realms.
Marine Conservation Institute is working to catalyze strong protection for at least 20 percent of the ecosystems in each marine biogeographic region of the world's oceans by 2030.
This paper discusses biogeographic patterns that can be inferred from the insular distribution of these species.
The researcher's biogeographic analysis supported this hypothesis, showing that continental movement could explain the majority of patterns in the distribution of extant species of amphibians.
In order to investigate the relative importance of the upper Ucayali River as a biogeographic barrier, we compared species distributions based on our inventory results along the upper Ucayali to records along the middle Ucayali River based on compilations of existing distributional data from this relatively well-sampled region (Parker et al.
This suggests that stream capture in the area likely accounts for the presence of this fish, however biogeographic patterns are difficult to discern when compared with other patterns observed in the region.
They are considered by the Mexican government as natural protected areas under the category of 'Reserva de la Biosfera'; this result supports their category with biogeographic criteria.