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bi·o·ge·og·ra·phy

 (bī′ō-jē-ŏg′rə-fē)
n.
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.
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Adj.1.biogeographical - of or relating to or involved with biogeographybiogeographical - of or relating to or involved with biogeography
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The Margalla is also the most important extension of the Indo Malayan biogeographical realm in Pakistan, with species that are found nowhere else except in a few valleys.
While the relationships of Trepobatinae should be investigated with an expanded taxon sample, the sister group relationship between the New World genera Trepobates and Metrobates makes good sense from a biogeographical perspective compared with the geographically disjunct relationship between Metrobates and the remaining Australian and Malesian members of Metrobatini.
Background : The first country report on the implementation of Natura 2000 in Hungary and the situation of species and habitats of community interest highlight that the conservation status of certain water-related and forest habitats is unfavorable or bad in the Pannonian biogeographical region Hungary is belonging to.
We say Pacifico or Biogeographical Choco, instead of only Choco.
sessilifolia were classified according to the biogeographical regions and provinces proposed by Morrone (2006) and to the South American ecoregions from Olson et al.
Conodonts in the Upper Ordovician Keisley Limestone of northern England: taxonomy, biostratigraphical significance and biogeographical relationships.
Moreover, in their biogeographical study of epiphytic lichens in Calabria in Southern Italy, Incerti and Nimis [54], reports that the species Lecidella elaeochroma, Lecanora chlarotera, Pertusaria amara and Flavoparmelia caperata have a wide ecological range and are the most common on Quercus suber, while others, such as Phlyctis argena, are less frequent and indicate high humidity.
Because of its strongly supported monophyly, morphological distinctiveness, and unique biogeographical history (Labiak et al.
The oceans and coastal areas bordering South Africa can be divided into three biogeographical regions based on different species assemblages and hydrological characteristics (Fig.
The introduction outlines the biogeographical approach and classification of the northern Australian coast.
We used two different approaches to examine historical biogeographical relationships: an event-based maximum parsimony approach and a parametric maximum likelihood approach.
He spent his childhood traveling between France and Algeria and lived in the Congo for three years as an adult, and he incessantly uses objects with a biogeographical significance to think with the world--not for the world, like a conqueror or colonizer, but with the world, like a person who is seeking himself in the Other and the Other in himself.